Managing Child Custody Issues After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some of the keys to managing child custody issues after a divorce decree is issued in your case?  It is important to note from the outset the guiding principle in California child custody cases is “the best interests of the child.” During the process of or after completing a divorce parents may have disagreements about what is in …

Parenting Time in Carlsbad and North County Child Custody Cases

Parenting Time in Carlsbad and North County Child Custody Cases

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What constitutes parenting time in Carlsbad and North County child custody cases?  How is parenting time established as part of your divorce case?  The most important thing to know is this: The central legal focus and principle in these cases is “the best interests of the child(ren).”  Always remember this guiding principle as this will be the primary basis upon …

Families Can Make Custom Child Custody Plans

Families Can Make Custom Child Custody Plans

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Did you know families can make custom child custody plans to meet the unique needs of their children?  For many parents in Carlsbad and North County who decide to divorce, child custody and visitation issues can be some of the most difficult and contentious matters that accompany the end of the marriage. While both parents may be prepared to end …

child custody disputes resolved

How are Child Custody Disputes Resolved in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

How are child custody disputes resolved in North County San Diego? How should you approach this emotional and often contentious issue in your divorce? The attorneys at Burke & Domercq each have decades of experience in child custody and parenting time cases here in Carlsbad and throughout North County.  Child custody is one of the primary reasons to work with …

the Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody

Understanding the Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is the difference between physical custody and legal custody in an Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad divorce?  When we speak of child custody and parenting time in California they are rooted in the legal concepts of physical custody and legal custody. Physical custody is associated with the right to have a child live within your household. Legal custody is associated …

Modifying Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders in North County

Modifying Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders in North County

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is the process for modifying child custody and parenting time orders in North County? The experienced family law and post-decree modification attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP have represented clients in these cases for decades here in Carlsbad courts.  It is quite common for Carlsbad courts to hear child custody and parenting time modification cases. These cases can be …

Relocate with Children After a Carlsbad Divorce

The Approval of the Court is required to Relocate with Children After a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

The approval of our North County family law Court is required to relocate with children after a Carlsbad divorce.  Generally speaking, once an Encinitas, Oceanside or Carlsbad divorce is completed, the judge will almost always retain jurisdiction over the case going forward.  This applies to all child custody and parenting time issues including relocation and move-away cases. There are many …

Supporting Your Children Through a Divorce

Supporting Your Children Through a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some of the best strategies for supporting your children through a divorce in North County San Diego? Many psychologists focus on helping the child to see the divorce as a change of circumstances and not the end of the world.  This perspective combined with both parents remaining emotionally as well as physically involved in the child’s life are …

Relocation of Your Children Without Your Consent

Caught Off Guard by a Relocation of Your Children Without Your Consent?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Have you been caught off guard by a relocation of your children without your consent after a divorce in Carlsbad?  If so, you need to take immediate action to protect your custodial and parenting time rights and prevent the loss of “jurisdiction” by our local family law court. Move-away and relocation cases are all about “jurisdiction” or “venue.”  When your …