What to Expect at Your Initial Divorce Consultation

What to Expect at Your Initial Divorce Consultation

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you wondering what to expect at your initial divorce consultation at Burke & Domercq?  Are you wondering what information and documentation to bring to your initial consult and what information you should be organizing in preparation for your divorce? Prior to scheduling the appointment, our experienced staff will run a conflict check to make certain the firm is able …

What Creates a Conflict of Interest for a Divorce Attorney

What Creates a Conflict of Interest for a Divorce Attorney?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you wondering what creates a conflict of interest for a divorce attorney?  When you contact Burke & Domercq to schedule your initial divorce consultation we will first need to make sure our firm doesn’t have any conflict of interest in your case.  What types of issues could create a conflict of interest for our attorneys or firm in a …

Plan the Date of Separation in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Plan the Date of Separation in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is it so important to plan the date of separation in your Carlsbad divorce?  What is the date of separation and why is it such a critical date? The date of separation was legally changed in California in 2017 by our legislature.  The parties are not required to physically separate anymore, as this can present an unfair economic burden. …

Our Experienced Divorce Attorneys Help With Your Carlsbad Divorce

How Can Our Experienced Divorce Attorneys Help With Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why should you consider hiring the attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP for your Carlsbad or North County divorce?  How can our experienced divorce attorneys help with your Carlsbad divorce? The primary reasons are time, money and peace of mind.  Carlsbad residents who attempt to file a divorce on their own find the process usually takes them much more than …

Important financial issues to consider before filing a divorce

Important Financial Issues to Consider Before Filing a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the important financial issues to consider before filing a divorce?  In California and around the country, there is commonly an uptick in the number of divorce filings after the New Year.  Many people choose to file for divorce at the beginning of the year so they can start their lives afresh.  New divorce filings often pick up after …

How Legally Binding is a Settlement Agreement?

How Legally Binding is a Settlement Agreement?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How legally binding is a settlement agreement in a North County divorce?  In California and here in Carlsbad a settlement agreement is considered to be a binding legal contract. During the process of a divorce, the parties are required to participate in a settlement conference, and many parties elect to pursue structured negotiations or mediation. When agreement is reached on …

fraud in a North County divorce

Fraud in a North County Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What should you do if you suspect fraud in a North County divorce case?  When an individual or couple file for a divorce the court issues a variety of orders. The former spouses owe a “fiduciary duty” to one another to provide a full, transparent and accurate accounting of all assets, bank and investment accounts, retirement accounts, vehicles, real estate, …

Personality Disorder Affect a North County Divorce

Will a Personality Disorder Affect a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Will a personality disorder affect a North County divorce case?  Personality disorders are often a central issue in a troubled marriage. Issues such as narcissism, compulsive behaviors, obsessions or even a withdrawal from society can make sharing a marriage and the raising of children too much to bear. What is the impact of personality disorders on a North County or …