Legal Protections for Couples Who Live Together in San Diego

Are There Legal Protections for Couples Who Live Together in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Are there legal protections for couples who live together in California? The patterns of relationships in the past 20 years has substantially changed from the traditional rules of the past. The days of attending school, getting a job, getting married, buying a home, starting a family and working to retirement have substantially changed. Many couples today prefer to live together …

Changes in San Diego Family Lifestyles - Prenuptial Agreement - Paternity

Changes in San Diego Family Lifestyles

Pierre Domercq Family Law

How are changes in San Diego family lifestyles affecting family law and divorce? As Millennials and Baby Boomers age the “traditional family” stereotype is continually changing. The legal challenges which arise from changes in San Diego family lifestyles require significant reflection.  A recent study has shown the actual divorce rate for all marriages presently stands near 40%. One reason: it …

Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Family Law

There are three primary continuing impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad: child custody and parenting time, the decision to divorce as well as issues of support. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges of COVID-19 has been the impact on existing child custody and parenting time agreements and orders.  The demands of closed schools, remote learning or partial schedules …

What Are My Legal Rights as a Father in a San Diego Family Law Case?

What Are My Legal Rights as a Father in a San Diego Family Law Case?

Pierre Domercq Family Law

We are often asked “What are my legal rights as a father?” in a San Diego family law case.  There is a national law firm who markets “Father’s Rights.”  The fact of the legal matter in California is this: Under California family law a “father” has exactly precisely the same rights when it comes to divorce, child custody and parenting …

Prenuptial Agreements are a Valuable Legal Tool - San Diego Family Law

Prenuptial Agreements are a Valuable Legal Tool

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Prenuptial agreements are a valuable legal tool for protecting assets, intellectual property and existing financial interests prior to entering into a marriage.  This is especially true for people who own their own business or are part of a professional practice. Prenuptial agreements have gotten a bad reputation over the years.  TV, movies and other dramas falsely portray them as manipulative …

Millennials Seeking Prenuptial Agreements

Many Millennials Seeking Prenuptial Agreements

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Is it a surprise to you that the trend of many millennials seeking prenuptial agreements has changed what was once an almost “taboo” subject?  10 years ago, few California couples wanted to “discuss the potential end of their marriage” before they even exchange their vows. However, a prenuptial agreement requires exactly that type of important discussion. Prenups allow people who …