Hidden Assets in a North County Divorce

Hidden Assets in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens when there are hidden assets in a North County divorce?  Divorcing spouses in California owe one another a fiduciary duty of fair dealing and good faith.  The Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders (ATROs) issued at the time of the divorce summons require limitations on financial expenditures and transactions (except in the normal course of business).  This does not provide …

Dealing with Personality Disorders and a Difficult Former Spouse

Dealing with Personality Disorders and a Difficult Former Spouse

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Dealing with personality disorders and a difficult former spouse usually increases the cost and time frame associated with a divorce.  We have often discussed the impact of disagreement and dispute between the parties as the primary source of cost in a North County divorce.  What happens when you former spouse is bullying, argumentative or has a borderline personality disorder or …

Social Media and Electronic Communications

Social Media and Electronic Communications are Important Tools in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

It is important to give careful consideration to your social media and electronic communications such as texting and e-mails before filing for a divorce in Carlsbad or North County.  It is normal to see social media posts and other public profile information presented in divorce cases these days. The attorneys at Burke & Domercq review all available social media and …

Mandatory Settlement Conference

What is a Mandatory Settlement Conference in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a Mandatory Settlement Conference in a Carlsbad divorce?  Is this necessary in every case? A mandatory settlement conference is a meeting between the former spouses and their attorneys prior to the beginning of trial proceedings in your divorce.  The conference is designed to reduce the burdens on a family law court that is already overburdened by helping to …

Keep Your Divorce Less Painful an More Cost Effective

How to Keep Your Divorce Less Painful an More Cost Effective

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you searching for ways to keep your divorce less painful and more cost effective?  The experienced Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have served Carlsbad and North County for decades.  We understand the consequences of a divorce upon you and your family.   Is it possible to reduce the stress and emotional burden of a divorce while accomplishing …

What to Look For in a Divorce Lawyer

What to Look For in a Carlsbad Divorce Lawyer

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Most people simply don’t know what to look for in a Carlsbad divorce lawyer.  In fact, the vast majority of divorce cases in North County and throughout California are initially filed without an attorney.  Why do you need a lawyer for your divorce and what should you look for in a divorce attorney? The reason you need a divorce lawyer …