Fathers Are More Likely to Be Victims of Parental Alienation - Parenting

Fathers Are More Likely to Be Victims of Parental Alienation

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

It may surprise you to learn that a recent study by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers reveals that fathers are more likely to be victims of parental alienation.  What is parental alienation and what are some of the signs you should watch for when co-parenting during and after your divorce? Parental alienation is the intentional disruption of the relationship …

Tips for Co-Parents During or After a San Diego Divorce - Parenting Time

Tips for Co-Parents During or After a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

We are often asked about tips for co-parents during or after a San Diego divorce.  The best strategy is to seek the experienced advice and counsel of the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq which is tailored for the unique circumstances of your case.  However, there are a few basics for anyone who intends to co-parent during or …

Child Custody and Parenting Time for a Special Needs Child San Diego

Child Custody and Parenting Time for a Special Needs Child

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

We are often asked for legal advice regarding child custody and parenting time for a special needs child.  This blog is not intended to provide legal advice and counsel however we can provide insight for parents who might face decisions regarding divorce and or post decree issues associated with a special need child. A special needs child presents several challenges …

Important Issues to Address in a San Diego Parenting Plan - Divorce

Important Issues to Address in a San Diego Parenting Plan

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the most important issues to address in a San Diego parenting plan?  What is the best strategy to achieve your own goals and objectives while preserving the “best interests of the child(ren)?” The parenting plan is a document which details everything about the life of the child during and after a divorce including but not limited to: How …

Role of the Hague Convention in International Child Abductions - CA

The Role of the Hague Convention in International Child Abductions

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is the role of the Hague Convention in international child abductions?  What happens when a co-parent takes the child(ren) out of the country without the permission of the Court? California parents who are concerned about an international abduction of their child during or after a divorce might wonder how the government will help them in such a situation. Taking …

Parenting Time Preferences in a San Diego Divorce - Mom or Dad?

Parenting Time Preferences in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are there parenting time preferences in a San Diego divorce case involving child custody?  Does the Court favor either the father or the mother?  Historically, many people believed the mother had an advantage when it came to decisions regarding child custody and parenting time orders.  This is no longer the case and while the Judge has a variety of factors …

Interfering with Your Relationship with a Child Co-Parenting San Diego

Interfering with Your Relationship with a Child While Co-Parenting

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you concerned about a former spouse or partner interfering with your relationship with a child while co-parenting after a San Diego divorce?  Have child custody and parenting time orders been issued as a result of your paternity suit but the mother doesn’t want you to build a good relationship with your child? There are primarily three strategies for a …

Issues a San Diego Family Court Consider When Deciding Child Custody

What Issues Will a San Diego Family Court Consider When Deciding Child Custody?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What issues will a San Diego Family Court consider when deciding child custody matters during or after a divorce or between parents who are unmarried?  Does the Court consider the wishes of the child? The primary legal “guiding star” for California Family Law is “the best interests of the child.” The primary question in any child support related matter or …