What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is separate property in a Carlsbad divorce?  How can our experienced attorneys make a difference in your North County divorce case? California is a community property state when it comes to the division of assets and liabilities at the time of a divorce. This means any asset acquired by either of the parties during the course of the marriage …

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is community property in a North County divorce?  California is known as a “Community Property” state in terms of how marital property is characterized and ultimately divided during a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  In California, the spouses are entitled to equal and undivided interest in all “marital property.”  Community property refers to property you or your spouse obtained …

Does California Family Law Provide for Grandparent Visitation Rights

Does California Family Law Provide for Grandparent Visitation Rights?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Does California family law provide for grandparent visitation rights?  Is there such a thing as “Grandparent Visitation Rights” in a North County Family Law Court? While the case law continues to grow in this area of family law, there is foundation for a California or North County Family Law Court to consider grandparent visitation rights.  A Court’s decision in a …

The Enforceability and Integrity of a Prenuptial Agreement

The Enforceability and Integrity of a Prenuptial Agreement

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

The enforceability and integrity of a prenuptial agreement is an important part of California family law.  A prenuptial agreement is legal and enforceable in the State of California when they are correctly undertaken. Prenuptial agreements are not just for the rich and famous. They are often important prior to second marriages or any subsequent union, especially when blended families will …

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked “How long does child support last in a North County divorce?”  What expenses should be included when considering child support obligations? Many people mistakenly believe that child support includes the division of college tuition and expenses, or basically until the child grows up and moves out of the house on their own. Under California law, child …

Child Custody and Parenting Time Agreements Need to be Written

Do Child Custody and Parenting Time Agreements Need to be Written to be Enforceable?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Do child custody and parenting time agreements need to be written in order to be enforceable in a Carlsbad or North County divorce? Oral agreements reached during negotiations between the parties in a North County or Carlsbad divorce are a great start. However, oral agreements often lead to confusion and complex legal issues down the road. The primary challenge with …

How to Manage Relocation With Children After a Carlsbad Divorce

How to Manage Relocation With Children After a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you searching for information on how to manage relocation with children after a Carlsbad divorce?  Is it possible to relocate or move out of the area or out of state with your children after a divorce? While this may absolutely be possible and in the best interests of the child(ren) you should never do so without the advance written …

Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are disputes regarding spousal support resolved in a Carlsbad divorce case? How is spousal support determined in a Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido or Encinitas divorce case? Here in California child support guidelines provide very specific formulas to determine when support is to be ordered and how the amount of support should be calculated. The California family law code does …

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

The valuation of a professional practice during a Carlsbad divorce is one of the most expensive and contentious issues one may face in a divorce. Professional practices including medical and dental practices, lawyers, engineers, accountants, architects or other licensed professionals present significant challenges for both parties in a divorce. How do you value a professional’s interest in an ongoing practice …