Parenting Plan Different than Child Custody

What Should You Consider When Working on a Parenting Plan

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What should you consider when working on a parenting plan in a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  How complex, specific and rigid should an effective parenting plan (visitation schedule) be?  One of the most challenging aspects of many divorces is the resolution of child custody and parenting time.  An effective parenting plan should carefully consider the existing rhythms of your …

Modifying Orders After Your Divorce Decree

How to Reduce the Odds of a Post Divorce Decree Modification

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you wondering how to reduce the odds of a post divorce decree modification in North County or Carlsbad family law courts?  You have learned the process of a divorce is very challenging.  There are many issues where you and your former spouse have substantial disagreement.  The question isn’t only “How can we get things resolved and complete a divorce?”  …

Dividing 401ks and Pensions in a Carlsbad Divorce

Dividing 401ks and Pensions in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is the process for dividing 401ks and pensions in a Carlsbad divorce proceeding?  Many people do not initially think about retirement plans as part of community property division.  Many DIY divorces come to a complete halt when questions regarding 401ks, pensions, profit-sharing plans,  State or Federal retirement come about.  What do you need to know? Retirement plans are almost …

The Fastest and Least Expensive Divorce in Carlsbad

The Fastest and Least Expensive Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the best way to accomplish the fastest and least expensive divorce in Carlsbad?  Most divorces in California are actually initiated by the parties themselves (without a lawyer).  This is usually an attempt to keep costs down.  Is this the right strategy for your cost-effective divorce? Contrary to the old myths, the cost associated with a divorce is not …

Strategies for Business Valuation in a Divorce

Strategies for Business Valuation in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What are some of the strategies for business valuation in a divorce here in North County San Diego?  Generally speaking, a business which was started or acquired by one of the spouses after the date of marriage is considered to be community property.  Community property must be divided equally between the spouses during a divorce.  This means half the value …

What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce

What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What impact will domestic violence have upon my divorce in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista or anywhere in North County San Diego?  What actually constitutes domestic violence?  How will it affect the orders issued by the Court in our case? It is important to understand each case is unique, and the specific circumstances in your case will determine the ultimate impact …

Impact Will Remarrying Have Upon a Prior Divorce Settlement

What Impact Will Remarrying Have Upon a Prior Divorce Settlement?

Pierre Domercq Family Law

What impact will remarrying have upon a prior divorce settlement?  If you or your former spouse remarries it may directly change some of the orders from a prior divorce settlement. Remarrying will absolutely change the financial “status quo” of previous spouses which may require the modification of previous orders.  It may also signify an immediate end of some support obligations. …

Seeking Modifications to your North County or Carlsbad Divorce Orders

Seeking Modifications to your North County or Carlsbad Divorce Orders

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Are you seeking modifications to your North County or Carlsbad divorce orders?  What must occur for you to successfully pursue a change in orders relating to: spousal support child support child custody or parenting time domestic violence or abuse The answer to your question is actually quite legally complex.  The decision of whether or not the Court will hear your …