What Will Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support San Diego

What Will the Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Many clients ask us whether or not spousal support will be ordered as part of their San Diego divorce case.  What will the Judge consider when determining spousal support in your case?  Unlike child support, where there is a specific formula to follow, spousal support has no such formula and is based on complex California family law. There are several …

If My Former Spouse Moves In With Another Person Does it End Spousal Support

If My Former Spouse Moves In With Another Person Does it End Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

If my former spouse moves in with another person does it end spousal support obligations?  Permanent spousal support ordered in a divorce is frequently limited to a specified period of time or until a specified event, such as death or remarriage.  If a recipient of spousal support cohabits with a member of the opposite sex then the California legislature has …

How Much Spousal Support Will Be Awarded in Your Divorce - San Diego

How Much Spousal Support Will Be Awarded in Your Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How much spousal support will be awarded in your divorce in San Diego or North County?  While the laws of California provide the Judge in your case with many legal underpinnings with which to decide your unique circumstances there is actually no formula to calculate the amount and duration of spousal support in a California divorce. There are two types …

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support in Carlsbad

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How will the length of your marriage affect spousal support during and after your divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  How long do you have to be married in California to qualify for spousal support and how is the amount of spousal support determined?  In some cases the parties in question have only been married for a few years.  In …

Spousal Support and the Ability to Work

Spousal Support and the Ability to Work During and After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

A recent case in a California appellate court helps to shed some light on spousal support and the ability to work if you are to receive support during and after a divorce. The case in the Second District Court of Appeals shows the burden proof on a party who claims they cannot gain meaningful work is on the party requesting …

Reducing Spousal Support through Vocational Evaluation in a Divorce

Reducing Spousal Support through Vocational Evaluation

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “What should I do if I want to minimize the amount of support I have to pay my soon to be ex-wife?  Contact the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq and learn more about reducing spousal support after a divorce through vocational evaluation. There are actually a number of legal ways to reduce the …

Reduce or Eliminate Spousal Support

Can You Reduce or Eliminate Spousal Support in North County?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Can you reduce or eliminate spousal support in North County?  The recent impact of COVID-19 on the local business community has affected the income of many households here in Carlsbad and North County.  How will a layoff, furlough or the loss of a job affect your spousal support obligations? Many people incorrectly believe that once a judge has issued a …

Amount or Duration of Spousal Support

Dispute over the Amount or Duration of Spousal Support in Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Are you involved in a dispute over the amount or duration of spousal support in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Spousal support is one of the issues which often causes disagreement between divorcing couples here in Carlsbad. Unlike child support, which is based upon established guidelines (for the most part), spousal support is much more “negotiable” and is based …

Cohabitation Affect Spousal Support After a Divorce

How does Cohabitation Affect Spousal Support After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does cohabitation affect spousal support after a divorce in Carlsbad or North County? What happens when you are paying spousal support after your divorce and you learn your former spouse is cohabiting with someone new? These cases are highly unique and based upon the individual circumstances in each case but worth discussing with the experienced Certified Family Law Specialists …