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 …

Peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing You a Peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Burke & Domercq, APC wishes all in Carlsbad and North County San Diego a peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving.  The holidays are a time of year when families draw together in gratitude for their blessings and to share time with one another. It is also, unfortunately, a season when the cracks in a relationship can become even more apparent.  Historical data …

Why Do You Need a Lawyer for a San Diego Divorce? Family Law

What is a Family Law Certified Specialist

Pierre Domercq Family Law

What is a California Family Law Certified Specialist and why does this matter in a Carlsbad Divorce case? The answer comes down to 3 important issues: 1. accomplishing your goals and objectives 2. time 3. money Most people who decide to divorce in California actually attempt to handle the process on their own.  According to the State of California more …

Impact Will Remarrying Have Upon a Prior Divorce Settlement

What Impact Will Remarrying Have Upon a Prior Divorce Settlement?

Pierre Domercq Family Law

What impact will remarrying have upon a prior divorce settlement?  If you or your former spouse remarries it may directly change some of the orders from a prior divorce settlement. Remarrying will absolutely change the financial “status quo” of previous spouses which may require the modification of previous orders.  It may also signify an immediate end of some support obligations. …

Questions Regarding Pets in a Carlsbad Divorce

Questions Regarding Pets in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Family Law

We get a lot of questions regarding pets in a Carlsbad divorce and how Carlsbad Family Law Courts handle beloved dogs, cats, snakes, etc.  If you have a beloved family pet how will it be handled during a divorce?  Is there such thing as “pet support?”  Will this simply create something new for people to argue over? As of January …