Saving Time and Money When Getting a Divorce

Saving Time and Money When Getting a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the best strategies for saving time and money when getting a divorce?  Here are some ideas to help make your divorce process more cost-efficient: Before you meet with an attorney you should spell out your goals and your concerns in writing.  Any questions which come to mind concerning the divorce should be written before you meet with the …

Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Declining Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Divorce

A recent University of Connecticut study which suggests declining migration patterns are linked to divorce and parenting time issues.  With both divorce and the trend toward joint custody continuing to rise, parents in California and elsewhere in the country may be less likely to move out of state because it means losing custody of their children.  The divorce rate has …

Illegal Recordings During a Divorce

Illegal Recordings During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Do you need to be cautious about illegal recordings during a divorce case?  We are often asked about recorded conversations during any divorce proceeding.  Today’s technology and smart phones make it easy to record conversations.  Many think this will be helpful in the context of a divorce.  Is it legal to record a conversation with your ex-spouse and use the …

You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a Divorce

You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You must fully disclose all assets and debts in a divorce here in Carlsbad, Encinitas or Oceanside.  California law clearly requires every individual to make a full, transparent disclosure of all financial assets and liabilities in a divorce. We are often asked “what specifically must be disclosed?” The short answer is simply any and all information you possess regarding an …

Student loans in a California Divorce

Student loans in a California Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Student loans in a California divorce are treated differently than other debt or liabilities incurred during the marriage.  The traditional analysis considers all debt incurred during the marriage as community in character which results in each party equally sharing the responsibility of repayment upon divorce. Student loans are treated differently.  The California legislature, in response to an appellate court case …

Accomplish an Economical Divorce in North County

How to Accomplish an Economical Divorce in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The attorneys at Burke & Domercq and our staff are committed to helping you to accomplish an economical divorce in North County whenever possible.  Recent statistics show more than 80% of Californians attempt to file their own divorces, however, less than half are able to successfully complete the process.  Why is it so difficult to manage a divorce on your …

Business Interest Divided in a Carlsbad or North County Divorce

How is a Business Interest Divided in a Carlsbad or North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How is business interest divided in a Carlsbad or North County divorce?  The first question is simply “Is the business interest or any portion of it community property?” Is the business shared by both spouses, or is it owned by one of the parties?  What contributions have been made to the business by each spouse?  How much of the marital …