How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How long do you have to become self sufficient after a Gavron Warning?  The “Gavron Warning” is simply an expectation set by the Court during a North County or Carlsbad divorce proceeding and it relates to spousal support.  The Gavron Warning establishes the Court’s expectation the spouse receiving support will become self-sufficient in an appropriate period of time.  We are …

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Are you concerned about spousal support negotiations in a North County divorce?  How is the amount of spousal support determined in a North County or Carlsbad divorce case? Unlike child support, which has specific guidelines established by law, spousal support is much less defined. If the matter is taken before a Judge, the Court will usually consider the lifestyle enjoyed …

Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are disputes regarding spousal support resolved in a Carlsbad divorce case? How is spousal support determined in a Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido or Encinitas divorce case? Here in California child support guidelines provide very specific formulas to determine when support is to be ordered and how the amount of support should be calculated. The California family law code does …

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What change is required to modify spousal support in Carlsbad? Many people seem to believe spousal support orders are somewhat permanent. It may surprise you to learn the modification of spousal support is becoming more common each year in North County Family Law Courts. Family law Judges and Magistrates often suggest that spousal support is meant to be temporary, although …

Experienced Carlsbad and North County Spousal Support Attorneys

Experienced Carlsbad and North County Spousal Support Attorneys

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How can our experienced Carlsbad and North County spousal support attorneys protect your interests and achieve a better outcome in your divorce case? Spousal support is often one of the most contentious issues within a North County or Carlsbad divorce. Unlike child support which has very specific state guidelines, the judge has much more flexibility when it comes to deciding …

Will I Get Spousal Support in my Divorce

Will I Get Spousal Support in my Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I get spousal support in my divorce?”  The answer to this question is much more complex than questions surrounding child support.  Unlike the California child support calculator, spousal support is not an immediately calculable number.  What is the purpose of support?  How long will support last (duration)?  How much will spousal support be?  Will spousal …

Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What will determine spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce?  Divorce often creates inequitable financial challenges for the parties. This is especially true when one of the parties earns more than the other.  California family law provides spousal support as a way to equalize the opportunity for each party to have the opportunity to financially manage life post-divorce. Eligibility for and …

Your Income Changes While Spousal Support Orders are In Effect

What Happens When Your Income Changes While Spousal Support Orders are In Effect

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What happens when your income changes while spousal support orders are in effect? If the payor receives a substantial increase in pay is the payee entitled to an increase in spousal support? What happens when the payor’s income is reduced? Likewise what happens when the recipient lands a new job with a significant pay increase or cohabitates with a new …

How is Spousal Support Calculated in a North County Divorce

How is Spousal Support Calculated in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is spousal support calculated in a North County divorce case?  Unlike child support, where California has published specific guidelines and calculations, spousal support or “alimony” as it is often referred to is much more discretionary.  This often leads to dispute and expensive litigation as the parties work to protect their interests during a divorce. The spousal support page on …