Traveling with Children During Your Divorce

Traveling with Children During Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

It is important for you to know there are legal limitations on traveling with children during your divorce.  Once divorce paperwork is filed, your complete freedom to travel with your children at will becomes a bit more limited and complex.  If you wish to leave area or the State of California with a child during the process of a divorce …

Temporary Spousal Support Calculated

How is Temporary Spousal Support Calculated in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is temporary spousal support calculated in a North County San Diego divorce case?  What is the difference between a “temporary” order and a “permanent” order and why does this matter? Lets begin with the second question first.  “Temporary” orders are issued by the Judge in your case near the outset of the divorce.  These orders are designed to keep …

Identifying the Value of a Spouse's Business in a Divorce

Identifying the Value of a Spouse’s Business in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is the process for identifying the value of a spouse’s business in a divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  The most important thing you need to know as the spouse of a business owner is this: Your spouse will not have anything to say or do with the actual valuation of that business interest.  That will be determined through …

Why Not Try a DIY Divorce

Why Not Try a DIY Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Flipping houses and DIY projects are one of the most popular genres of television programming, why not try a DIY divorce as well?  Won’t it save you a lot of money not to hire an attorney?  Don’t attorneys just attempt to add fuel to the fire to create more opportunity for litigation (read: cost)? If you and your former spouse …

Maintain Good Communications With Your Former Spouse

Maintain Good Communications With Your Former Spouse

Pierre Domercq Divorce

It is important to maintain good communications with your former spouse.  Divorce is obviously a very emotional and stressful time.  There are personal issues between you and your spouse which have resulted in this break.  So this obviously has to be a contentious battle, right?  Actually, quite the opposite. There are crucial reasons to set aside division and maintain good …

How Do I Get an Increase in Child Support

How Do I Get an Increase in Child Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Children grow and associated expenses increase.  Have you been wondering “How do I get an increase in child support in North County San Diego to offset new expenses?” Child support modification is based upon a change in the “status quo” toward the end of your initial divorce case. California has established a child support guideline calculator.  The Judge used this …

Attempt to Hide Assets in a Carlsbad Divorce

Never Attempt to Hide Assets in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

There is one clear lesson you need to know about North County Family Law Courts: You should never attempt to hide assets in a Carlsbad divorce. Attempting to conceal an asset or substantially reduce it’s reported value is illegal and almost always discovered.  Here in California, divorcing spouses owe each other a “Fiduciary Duty.”  They must continue to act in …