Things to Consider in a High Asset Divorce in Carlsbad - Family Law

Things to Consider in a High Asset Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are some of the things to consider in a high asset divorce in Carlsbad?  Divorce is often quite legally and financially complex.  This is especially true when a divorce involves substantial assets such as investments, collections, real property and/or a business or professional practice.  What should you consider as you approach a divorce in these cases? The first issue …

What is a QDRO in a Carlsbad Divorce - Dividing Retirement Assets

What is a QDRO?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a QDRO in context of a Carlsbad divorce?  How are retirement plans and accounts managed in a San Diego divorce? A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a legal order which tells the administrator of a retirement vehicle to divide the plan or account, as well as how to do so.  Retirement plans such as a 401(k), pension, …

Be Cautious When Texting During a Carlsbad Divorce – Family Law Attorney

Be Cautious When Texting During a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why should you be cautious when texting during a Carlsbad divorce?  What other communications related policies should you think about if you are considering or in the process of a divorce? The reasons to be cautious when texting during a Carlsbad divorce are context, escalation and evidence. It is generally accepted that most aspects of communication are non-verbal.  It’s not …

How to Analyze Assets and Debts in Your Carlsbad Divorce - Division

How to Analyze Assets and Debts in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Have you been wondering how to analyze assets and debts in your Carlsbad divorce?  What is “community property” and what is “separate property?” Generally speaking, community property is classified as any asset or debt acquired by either or both parties from the date of the marriage to the date of separation.  Separate property is any asset or debt acquired by …

How Does the Marital Standard of Living Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

How Does the Marital Standard of Living Affect a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How does the marital standard of living affect a Carlsbad divorce?  The Family Court in a divorce case will consider the “status quo” prior to the end of the marriage.  The status quo includes the lifestyle the couple had enjoyed prior to filing for divorce. Once the divorce is completed, the income and assets which once supported a single household …

What is The Importance of Attorney Client Privilege in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is the Importance of Attorney Client Privilege in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the importance of attorney client privilege in a Carlsbad divorce? We’ve all done it.  In the digital world we live in it is really easy to make a small, yet very public mistake.  Unintentionally hitting “reply all” when sending a clever or sarcastic retort, accidentally “liking” a seriously outdated picture while “facebook stalking” a friend, or inadvertently referencing …

What Should You Know about Starting a Carlsbad Divorce - Family Law

What Should You Know about Starting a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What should you know about starting a divorce in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista or Carlsbad?  A divorce is actually commenced when one of the spouses file is a petition to dissolve the marriage in the Superior Court.  Simultaneously with the filing of the petition to dissolve the marriage the court issues a summons.  Then the summons and petition must be …

Are Texts Admissible in a Carlsbad Divorce – Family Law Attorneys

Are Texts Admissible in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are texts admissible in a Carlsbad divorce?  Today, many former spouses going through the process of a divorce here in Carlsbad communicate via texts.  A texting conversation can escalate quite quickly and it is not uncommon for a heated discussion to occur in this context.  Texts can go on and on, and often contain statements or communications that our clients …