Insight into Spousal Support in Carlsbad and North County

Insight into Spousal Support in Carlsbad and North County

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked for insight into spousal support in Carlsbad and North County.  Unlike California’s child support guidelines, spousal support is much less rigidly defined and therefore more open to dispute and in worst case scenarios litigation. Here are some things to know about spousal support: 1. Spousal support can either be “temporary” or “permanent.”  Permanent may not mean …

abuse of restraining orders

Abuse of Restraining Orders in North County Divorce Cases

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings when it comes to the abuse of restraining orders in order to gain the upper hand in a North County San Diego divorce case.  When genuine domestic violence, criminal activity or addictive behaviors exist restraining orders are a sound and important legal tool. However, the abuse of restraining orders in North County …

owned a business before getting married

I Owned a Business Before Getting Married – is this Separate Property?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

We are often asked “I owned a business before getting married.  Am I going to be able to keep it?” What happens to a business in a North County Divorce?  How is the business handled if one of the spouses owned it prior to the marriage?  How is business ownership divided when the company started during the course of the …

Keep Your Divorce Less Painful an More Cost Effective

How to Keep Your Divorce Less Painful an More Cost Effective

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you searching for ways to keep your divorce less painful and more cost effective?  The experienced Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have served Carlsbad and North County for decades.  We understand the consequences of a divorce upon you and your family.   Is it possible to reduce the stress and emotional burden of a divorce while accomplishing …

Changes Affect Your Ability to Pay Child Support

What Happens When Life Changes Affect Your Ability to Pay Child Support?

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

What happens when life changes affect your ability to pay child support?  What if you lose your job or suffer a major illness?  What if you simply make less money and are unable to meet your child support obligations?  What if the person receiving the support or the parent paying the support has a significant increase or decrease in their …