Secretly Record Your Husband or Wife in a Carlsbad Divorce

Can You Secretly Record Your Husband or Wife in a Carlsbad Divorce or Domestic Violence case

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Can you secretly record your husband or wife in a Carlsbad divorce or domestic violence case?  Will this help you to capture valuable evidence of abusive behavior or does it actually create legal trouble for you? Our experienced Carlsbad Certified Family Law Specialists can tell you from decades of experience when emotions run high people sometimes do or say things …

Domestic Violence Defined Under Federal and State Law

How is Domestic Violence Defined Under Federal and State Law

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How is domestic violence defined under federal and state law?  Families in California might benefit from learning more about how domestic violence issues are governed by state and federal entities. The state laws are designed to prevent violence from occurring within the family or in intimate relationships. Domestic violence in California may be described as a criminal act that happens …

managing domestic violence restraining orders

Managing Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Managing domestic violence restraining orders in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County can have a significant affect on child custody and other aspects of your divorce. The experienced domestic violence and divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq have each represented clients in restraining order cases before North County Family Court for decades. How will this impact your life and your …

Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Child Custody Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Why are restraining orders so important in a domestic violence case surrounding a divorce action? Why should you attend the hearing and fight against a temporary restraining order becoming permanent?  Did you know child custody parenting time and support survive the expiration of a restraining order? A few years ago California’s legislature enacted new laws under the “Domestic Violence Protection …

Fighting False Accusations of Child Abuse in a Divorce

Fighting False Accusations of Child Abuse in a Divorce or Post Decree Custody Battle

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have represented the citizens of Carlsbad before our local family law courts in Vista and throughout San Diego for literally decades. Too often we have seen false accusations of child abuse or domestic violence during a divorce or post-decree child custody battle. This is a strategy some parties use to gain …

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the impact of domestic violence in a North County divorce case? Genuine or false allegations of domestic violence can impact several aspects of the divorce including child custody and parenting time as well as spousal support.  If you are found guilty of domestic violence you will in all likelihood be ineligible to receive spousal support. The experienced family …

Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

How Will Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

In California we are a “no fault” divorce state, meaning one does not have to have grounds for a divorce. All divorces in California are considered to be based upon “irreconcilable differences.” So if there are no grounds required, how will domestic violence affect a Carlsbad divorce? What is the impact of one spouse accusing the other of violent acts? …

Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

What a Restraining Order Can and Cannot Do

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It is important to fully understand what a restraining order can and cannot do, especially in the light of a divorce.  Unfortunately, domestic violence happens in many North County homes each year. In these situations, one or more members of a household could request restraining orders against others who are living with them. It is beneficial for them to know …

Answering an Accusation of Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Answering an Accusation of Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the best strategy for answering an accusation of domestic violence in a divorce?  Your former spouse has obtained an emergency restraining order after accusing you of abuse, child abuse or some other form of domestic violence. Many people ignore the issues surrounding a restraining order, but the consequences can have a life-altering and permanent impact on multiple aspects …