What is a Van Camp Apportionment for a Business in a San Diego Divorce

What is a Van Camp Apportionment for a Business in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is a Van Camp apportionment for a business in a San Diego divorce?  The essential question on the table involves the presumption of the ownership of a business or professional practice by one of the parties in a divorce.  The central questions surrounding a business in a divorce are: What portion (if any) of the business is considered to …

Modifying an Existing Child Custody and Visitation Plan in San Diego

Modifying an Existing Child Custody and Visitation Plan in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the steps for modifying an existing child custody and visitation plan in San Diego?  Generally speaking there are two primary ways to modify existing orders regarding child custody and visitation: If both parties are in complete agreement regarding proposed changes our firm can draft new documents which must be submitted to the Court for review and approval. This …

You Can Recover Money Spent on an Affair in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Can You Recover Money Spent on an Affair in Your Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Can you recover money spent on an affair in your Carlsbad divorce?  We are often asked about the impact of an affair on a divorce case.  Basically, the fact that one or both of the spouses had an affair during the marriage may be irrelevant.  California presumes irreconcilable differences as the reason for a divorce.  You don’t have to prove …

What Can I Keep as Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are you searching for information about what you can keep as separate property in a Carlsbad or San Diego divorce?  What is the difference between the characterization of “community property” and that which a spouse may keep apart from property division as “separate property” in the divorce? Any asset or debt acquired or obtained before the marriage or after the …

Temporary Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce Case – Family Law Visitation

Temporary Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is temporary custody in a Carlsbad divorce case?  How will the temporary orders issued in your case affect the ultimate outcome of the divorce itself? At the outset of a divorce, the Court may be asked to establish temporary orders concerning many matters including child custody, child support and spousal support.  These orders are designed to establish financial fairness …

How Will a Divorce Impact Your Retirement Plan(s) – Community Property

How Will a Divorce Impact Your Retirement Plan(s)?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

How will a divorce impact your retirement plan(s)?  How are retirement plans such as a 401(k), CalSTRS, CalPERS, a pension and even Social Security handled in a divorce? It is interesting to note that many people don’t think about their retirement plans when considering a divorce.  However, any retirement plan to which one either spouse has entered into or contributed …

Will the Court Split Up the Kids in Your Carlsbad Divorce?

Will the Court Split Up the Kids in Your Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Will the Court split up the kids in your Carlsbad divorce?  Child custody and visitation is often one of the most contentious issues in a Carlsbad or San Diego divorce case.  The primary concern of our Courts in any child custody or visitation matter is “the best interests of the child(ren).”  The Court is concerned with protecting these interests which …