Experienced Divorce Attorney in Carlsbad

Why do I Need an Experienced Divorce Attorney in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why do I need an experienced divorce attorney in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County San Diego?  This question is asked by the vast majority of those who seek divorce here and across California.  This is evidenced by the fact that 80% of Californians attempt to handle divorce on their own, filing their own paperwork for the divorce.  The lesser …

Know "It's Time"

When You Know “It’s Time” Our Certified Family Law Specialists are Here

Pierre Domercq Divorce

When you know “it’s time” our Certified Family Law Specialists are here to guide you through the process of a divorce.  Burke & Domercq works to protect your interests and to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. We understand it’s difficult to see through the challenge in front of you. We’ve represented North County clients before our local …

the Date of Separation a Critical Date

Why is the Date of Separation a Critical Date in the Divorce Process

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the Date of Separation a critical date in a California or North County divorce?  A fairly recent Court decision and new law has clarified this critical issue. The “Date of Separation” is legally the day when the “community” between the spouses ends, and the parties are able to engage in financial matters and decisions as individuals.  The Date …

How Long Will a Divorce Take in Carlsbad

How Long Will a Divorce Take in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

One of the questions we are asked most often is “How long will a divorce take in Carlsbad?”  The least amount of time required for a divorce is six months based upon California family law.  In the majority of cases, any time beyond six months is associated with the challenge of resolving all issues within the settlement agreement. Challenges usually …

Planning Your Divorce in Carlsbad Encinitas or Rancho Santa Fe

Planning Your Divorce in Carlsbad Encinitas or Rancho Santa Fe

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Planning your divorce in Carlsbad Encinitas or Rancho Santa Fe involves careful reflection and strategy in order to accomplish your goals and objectives.  While most divorces can begin as a purely emotional decision, strong emotions will swell and fade throughout the process.  However, planning a divorce should include careful analysis and preparation.  It is the very fact that emotion is …

Who Files for Divorce First

Does it Really Make a Difference Who Files for Divorce First?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked questions such as “does it make a difference who files for divorce first?” or “what happens if my spouse files first?”  No one should be in a hurry to file divorce papers.  There may be urgency to file in cases involving domestic violence, criminal activity or other abuse where emergency restraining orders may be required, but …

Forensic Accountant Help in a Divorce

How Can a Forensic Accountant Help in a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How can a forensic accountant help in a Divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas or Rancho Santa Fe?  What is a forensic accountant and why would it be necessary to properly identify and value the assets within community property. The two primary reasons for a forensic accountant in a divorce is to help identify the valuation of financial assets and find …