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 …

When Do You Need a Certified Family Law Specialist

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 …

Raise the Issue of a Prenup Before the Wedding

How to Raise the Issue of a Prenup Before the Wedding

Pierre Domercq Family Law

There are many sound legal and financial reasons to consider a prenuptial agreement or “prenup” before getting married.  However, many people simply don’t know how to raise the issue of a prenup before the wedding without upsetting their spouse or disturbing the relationship. This is quite understandable.  After all, who wants to even consider issues regarding the end of a …