Spousal Support Established in a North County Divorce

How is Spousal Support Established in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Are you concerned about your ability to support yourself financially after a divorce? How is spousal support established in a North County divorce? If you are going to receive support from your former spouse, how long will it last?  Will you have to find employment and become self-sustaining?  These are often among the first concerns our clients share when meeting …

Will I Get Spousal Support

Will I Get Spousal Support in my Carlsbad or North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I Get Spousal Support in my (Carlsbad or North County) Divorce?  Spousal support is intended to balance the financial strength of each party at the outset of a divorce (temporary spousal support) and once final orders have been issued.  Unlike child support where there is a specific guideline calculator provided under state law, spousal support …

Temporary Spousal Support Calculated

How is Temporary Spousal Support Calculated in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is temporary spousal support calculated in a North County San Diego divorce case?  What is the difference between a “temporary” order and a “permanent” order and why does this matter? Lets begin with the second question first.  “Temporary” orders are issued by the Judge in your case near the outset of the divorce.  These orders are designed to keep …

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 …