How Long Does Child Support Continue

How Long Does Child Support Continue after a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

How long does child support continue after a Carlsbad divorce?  How long does a parent carry the responsibility to pay child support in North County San Diego? Child support is designed to cover the normal expenses any parent would bear such as food, clothing, shelter, health insurance/healthcare and other essential needs. There are several factors which go into the calculation …

Negotiating Child Support is a Better Option for Many Couples

Negotiating Child Support is a Better Option for Many Couples

Pierre Domercq Child Support

California law provides “guideline support” calculations that provide a basis for determining child support based upon several metrics. It is possible to deviate from this method if the parties are in a agreement and can justify their solution to the court. While the Court requires the discussion to begin with the calculated guideline amount negotiating child support is a better …

How Long Does Child Support in a Carlsbad Divorce Last

How Long Does Child Support in a Carlsbad Divorce Last?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

How long does child support in a Carlsbad divorce last? Child support in Carlsbad, Vista, Encinitas and Carlsbad is intended to cover the principle expenses of the child including housing, food, healthcare, clothing and incidentals such as school supplies. Child custody, parenting time and even spousal support may have an impact upon child support, but these calculations usually are based …

Ordered to Pay Child Support During the Divorce

Can My Spouse Be Ordered to Pay Child Support During the Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked “Can my spouse be ordered to pay child support during the divorce?” Yes, it is absolutely possible to obtain orders from our Carlsbad family law court regarding temporary child support as well as temporary spousal support during a North County or Carlsbad divorce. For example, if you have either been a stay-at-home parent or earn less …

Commonly Asked Questions Concerning Child Support

What Are the Most Commonly Asked Questions Concerning Child Support in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

What are some of the most commonly asked questions concerning child support in a Carlsbad or North County divorce?  We are often asked about child support related issues during the course of counseling our clients regarding a divorce in Carlsbad or North County. There is no substitute for the advice of experienced and proven Certified Family Law Specialists. However, this …

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked “How long does child support last in a North County divorce?”  What expenses should be included when considering child support obligations? Many people mistakenly believe that child support includes the division of college tuition and expenses, or basically until the child grows up and moves out of the house on their own. Under California law, child …

Deviate from California's Child Support Calculations

Can You Agree to Deviate from California’s Child Support Calculations in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked “can you agree to deviate from California’s child support calculations in a divorce in Carlsbad or North County?”  Here in California child support is to be based upon the multiple factors contained within the “Guideline Child Support Calculator.”  It may be possible for the couple to agree upon an amount which is different from guideline child …

Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

You’ll Need Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

Pierre Domercq Child Support

You will need evidence to request changes in child support here in Carlsbad.  A recent case has demonstrated the need to bring factual evidence when considering a request to modify existing child support orders.  California Courts require a significant change in circumstances known legally as the “status quo” before agreeing to hear a post decree modification case for child support …