Stop Spousal Support if Your Ex Cohabitates or Remarries

Can You Stop Spousal Support if Your Ex Cohabitates or Remarries

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Can you stop spousal support if your ex cohabitates or remarries in the future?  What do you need to know about spousal support today to prevent issues down the road? During the process of a divorce it is quite common for the income of one spouse to be substantially less than the other.  One spouse may have left the workforce …

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I have to pay spousal support?”  When the marriage has lasted a long time it is usually modified to include “Will I have to pay spousal support for the rest of my life?” Spousal support is a complex legal issue of divorce.  California’s spousal support laws are quite extensive as is supporting case law.  If …

North County and Carlsbad Spousal Support Determined

How is North County and Carlsbad Spousal Support Determined?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is North County and Carlsbad spousal support determined?  The determination of spousal support (often referred to as “alimony”) in divorce cases across North County and here in Carlsbad is quite complex.  There are several factors that determine if and when spousal support is to be awarded, and the amount of support itself.  These include but are not limited to: …

How Does Remarriage Affect Child and Spousal Support Payments

How Does Remarriage Affect Child and Spousal Support Payments in Carlsbad and North County?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does remarriage affect child and spousal support payments in Carlsbad and North County family law courts?  What usually happens in these cases? Lets begin with the conversation regarding child support.  California family law was modified in the early 1990’s to specify that the Court cannot consider the income of a new spouse or non-marital partner (i.e. living together) as …

Spousal Support an Issue in a Carlsbad and North County Divorce

When is Spousal Support an Issue in a Carlsbad and North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

When is spousal support an issue in a Carlsbad or North County divorce case?  Not every case contains spousal support or alimony (as it is often referred to).  What types of cases typically involve spousal support? In general terms, spousal support is applied when one of the parties will be placed in a more challenging economic position than the other …

Modification of Spousal Support Orders in North County

Modification of Spousal Support Orders in North County San Diego

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

If you live in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside or Vista and are concerned about the modification of spousal support orders in North County you will need and experienced local lawyer.  The attorneys at Burke & Domercq have decades of experience in local family law Courts and extensive experience with spousal support orders and modifications. Does spousal support continue until death do …

Spousal Support Has a Lot to Do with Previous Lifestyle

Spousal Support Has a Lot to Do with Previous Lifestyle

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

The award of spousal support has a lot to do with previous lifestyle and the ability of each spouse to achieve gainful, long term employment.  North County family law courts are absolutely influenced by the lifestyle enjoyed by the parties during the marriage.  In fact maintaining the “standard of living” of a former spouse after a divorce is the primary …

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Orders

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Orders

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What are temporary and permanent spousal support orders in a divorce case?  How does spousal support work in California, and how long will it take until you start to receive spousal support?  In order to receive legal advice you would need to contact our firm or call for an appointment at 760-712-3741.  Generally speaking, spousal support is usually established with …

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What is the relationship between the Gavron Warning and California spousal support?  Many Californians believe spousal support continues forever until a former spouse dies or remarries.  While this may be true for marriages of long duration, it simply doesn’t apply to the majority of permanent spousal support orders.  Judges covering divorce cases here in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas and across North …