Q: My husband keeps telling me he thinks he should divorce me because he will soon inherit his parents’ Carlsbad estate…

Pierre Domercq Divorce

…and he doesn’t want me to get any of it. I think he is also fearful he will have to pay me alimony for the rest of my life. We have only been married for 7 years, have no children and we currently live in a modest home in Encinitas, California. How can I assure him I am willing to …

7 steps to best protect yourself from domestic violence, an abusive husband, or abusive wife in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

•1. Domestic Violence Victims in Carlsbad should collect resources, like money, check books, credit cards, cell phone, laptop, and friends willing to help you. •2. If you have children with the Carlsbad Domestic Violence Perpetrator, child custody is an important issue. You should meet with the best divorce lawyer you can find to get advice about how domestic violence affects …

Secretly recording your husband or wife in a Carlsbad divorce, domestic violence, or restraining order case

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Our experienced Carlsbad divorce attorneys will tell you that when emotions run high people sometimes do or say things they later regret. A divorcing husband or wife in Carlsbad may try to preserve evidence of those words or actions by making secret recordings. Most lawyers will caution against secret recordings because they may expose you to criminal and civil penalties …

Top 5 things to do if your husband or wife threatens to get a restraining order in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

The best Carlsbad divorce attorneys should tell you that the outcome of any specific case depends on the facts of that case. However, in any divorce the best Carlsbad divorce lawyers will also tell you that restraining orders and domestic violence have an enormous impact on custody, visitation, spousal support, and attorney’s fees. Because two of the most important issues …

We are planning a June wedding on the beach in Carlsbad. How do we increase the chances of surviving the high divorce rate in California?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The best divorce attorney knows that divorce continues to be prevalent and that conflict over money frequently contributes to ‘irreconcilable differences’. Couples should openly communicate all things related to money. Honestly disclosing all income, all expenses, all assets and all debts is a good start. Talk about taxes, health, insurance, anticipated repairs and maintenance so you can create a joint …

Are more mothers abandoning their children and families?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

A recent CNN article speculated about a trend in the US Census data, showing the number of single fathers raising children increasing from 600,000 in 1982 to over 2,000,000 in 2011. While there are no “hard numbers” the article suggested that there is an increasing number of mothers who are simply feeling “total exhaustion, frustration, a sense of being overwhelmed …

North County or Carlsbad child custody cases and the meaning of Family Code section 3020

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

North County Child Custody issues are triggered when husbands and wives with children divorce. Child Custody issues also arise in Carlsbad or North County Paternity Actions. Child Custody refers to a parent having care, custody, and control of the child. Family Code section 3020 explains that it is California’s Public Policy that: •(a) The children’s health, safety, and welfare are …