Divorce Could Affect More than your Child's Mental Health

Divorce Could Affect More than your Child’s Mental Health

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Your divorce could affect more than your child’s mental health.  Oftentimes, when it comes to how divorce affects children, a majority of articles focus on the mental health of a child post-separation. While this is incredibly important information to keep in mind, recent research out of Norway suggests that divorcing parents may need to consider their child’s physical health as …

An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the best way to achieve an affordable divorce in Carlsbad and North County San Diego? The vast majority of Californians believe it is by filing the divorce yourself and attempting to complete the process on their own. Unfortunately, more than half of these cases languish in the process for more than a year, only to turn to an …

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are Social Security benefits managed in a Carlsbad divorce?  The number of divorces in couples over the age of 55 often referred to as “Gray Divorces” has significantly increased over the past several years. Usually the couple has been married for quite some time and crucial issues in the divorce include the division of community property, business ownership, spousal …

Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is the Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce and Why is it Important?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the date of separation in a Carlsbad divorce and why is it important in your divorce? The date of separation establishes the date your income and assets become “separate property” from the community property.  This will impact the distribution of the community property and potentially child and spousal support. The date of separation marks a point in time …

Difference Between Separate Property and Community Property

What is the Difference Between Separate Property and Community Property

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the difference between separate property and community property in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Why does the distinction between separate property and community property matter? The short answer is found in the division of the property during a divorce. Community property is generally divided fairly equally between the parties under California law. Separate property is not subject …

How to Divide the Marital Home in a Carlsbad Divorce

How to Divide the Marital Home in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Couples who divorce in Carlsbad or North County often own a home as part of their marital property. Depending on the couple’s situation, the home may represent the largest single asset that will be divided in the resulting property division. California is a community property state, meaning the assets deemed to be a part of the marital estate will be …

Making the Divorce Process Itself Easier to Endure

Save Time and Money while Making the Divorce Process Itself Easier to Endure

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How can the experienced divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq save you time and money while making the divorce process itself easier to endure?  The vast majority of Californians begin to file divorces on their own, without representation. Most are trying to save legal expense and want to get things finished quickly.  The reality is most don’t succeed, and usually …