Are You Concerned about Hostile Child Custody Exchanges

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you concerned about hostile child custody exchanges and the impact these can have upon your children?  California parents who were ending their marriages probably knew that child custody discussions could be emotional. The issues of custody and parenting time can sometimes turn out to be contentious even after the divorce has been finalized and court orders have been issued. …

Strategies for Co-Parenting During COVID-19

Strategies for Co-Parenting During COVID-19

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some strategies for co-parenting during COVID-19 until the time when school resumes?  When schools usually let out for summer in California, divorced parents typically adjust their child custody arrangements and parenting time schedules to accommodate new schedules and summer vacations. During this unique challenge of COVID-19, co-parents sometimes run into trouble if their work responsibilities and child care …

Grandparent Get a Court Order for Visitation

Can a Grandparent Get a Court Order for Visitation in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

We are often asked “Can a grandparent get a court order for visitation here in Carlsbad or North County?” California law is primarily interested in what is in the best interests of the child. While there is no specific California family law which provides guaranteed visitation rights to a grandparent, there is substantial case law on the subject that provides …

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you thinking of relocating away from San Diego with the kids after a divorce? Relocation when existing child custody orders are in place is a complex legal matter. This is why it is important to work with the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq who have decades of experience in relocation and move away cases in throughout …

Answering Your Kid's Hard Questions About Divorce

Answering Your Kid’s Hard Questions About Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you worried about being able to answer your kid’s hard questions about divorce?  It’s very understandable for those planning to divorce to want to prepare as much as possible in advance. It’s not uncommon for spouses to wait for the “right” time to announce the divorce. Usually, they have already been working with one of our Certified Family Law …

Parenting Plans in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Effective Parenting Plans in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

We are often asked about parenting plans in a North County or Carlsbad divorce. What is a parenting plan, and what is the difference between child custody and parenting time? A parenting plan is an agreement between the spouses which establishes all aspects relating to spending time with your children after a divorce as well as the decisions that will …

Issues Which Could Influence Child Custody

Issues Which Could Influence Child Custody

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some of the issues which could influence child custody in a Carlsbad or North County divorce case?  If both parents are deemed to be fit, joint legal custody would typically be ordered for the oversight of educational, medical and other factors.  A shared parenting time schedule is generally preferred as many studies have shown it is best for …

Child Custody Options and Parenting Time in Carlsbad and North County Child Custody Cases

Child Custody Options in a Carlsbad or North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

North County couples going through a divorce may not know the child custody options available to a judge when deciding issues regarding children during a divorce. When judges make any decision regarding the custody of a child they must give serious consideration to many factors, including but not limited to: the child’s age the child’s health existing patterns regarding education, …