How Does Domestic Violence Affect a Child Custody Case in San Diego

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a Child Custody Case in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How does domestic violence affect a child custody case in San Diego?  Unfortunately, according to the National Coalition against Domestic Violence (NCADV) more than 10 million adults experience some form of domestic violence each year in the United States.  While many in this number are repeat victims, the amount of abuse is simply staggering. Domestic violence isn’t only physical in …

When Should You Consider a Restraining Order in San Diego - Family Law

When Should You Consider a Restraining Order in San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

When should you consider a restraining order in San Diego?  What types of protection does the law provide when the actions of one person place another at risk? Restraining orders can unfortunately become part of the process of a divorce.  What do you need to know? A restraining order is also often referred to as a protective order issued by …

Domestic Violence Continues to Increase Due to COVID-19 San Diego

Domestic Violence Continues to Increase Due to COVID-19

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

While there may be an end in sight, recent studies show domestic violence continues to increase due to COVID-19.  Domestic violence is characterized by physical or threatening behaviors which include but are not limited to: Physical abuse or violence Emotional / psychological abuse or consistent manipulation Sexual abuse Economic manipulation The burdens of social distancing and balancing changing work and …

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a San Diego Divorce - Family Law

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It may surprise you to learn 1200 people per hour are abused by a spouse, domestic partner or significant other in the United States.  How does domestic violence affect a San Diego divorce?  If you or someone you love has been physically or emotionally abused and is considering the end of their marriage or seeking advice the Certified Family Law …

Domestic Violence Priors May Affect Your Carlsbad Divorce - Family Law

Domestic Violence Priors May Affect Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence priors may affect your Carlsbad divorce and crucial aspects such as child custody and spousal support.  California residents, and those across the country, are all too familiar with stories of relationships gone bad.  Domestic violence continues to be an issue in the San Diego community and has actually risen in the presence of COVID-19.   The extreme situation is …

Domestic Violence in Carlsbad Divorce Cases

Domestic Violence in Carlsbad Divorce Cases

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How will the Court handle domestic violence in Carlsbad divorce cases?  What is the impact of restraining orders and findings of domestic violence in a North County family law case? Those who have experienced domestic violence, especially in the context of the end of a marriage and divorce, often feel isolated and that there aren’t many options available for help. …

Fight Restraining Orders in a San Diego Divorce Case

It is Important to Fight Restraining Orders in a San Diego Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It is important to fight restraining orders in a San Diego divorce case to protect your rights as a parent if you are falsely accused.  Why should you contact Burke & Domercq and make sure to go to the hearing if you’ve been served with a restraining order and are approaching or in the midst of a divorce? It’s important …

Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife in North County

The Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife in North County

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

The effects of COVID-19 on domestic strife in North County and Carlsbad have resulted in increased new divorce filings.  Many family law advocates have noted an increase in both reported and unreported domestic violence. Common beliefs about domestic violence and resulting child custody and parenting time orders may not reflect the reality of today’s Family Courts.  Domestic violence often results …

Domestic Violence Affect a North County Divorce

How Can Domestic Violence Affect a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How does domestic violence affect a North County divorce? What impact will a restraining order have upon the cost-effective completion of your divorce? What should I do if my spouse is leveling false allegations of domestic violence to gain an upper hand in the divorce? Domestic violence and resulting restraining orders will not affect the ability to divorce itself. California …