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 …

Spousal Support Determined in North County San Diego

How is Spousal Support Determined in North County San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is spousal support determined in North County San Diego?  Is there a specific calculation method to determine the amount and duration of spousal support in Carlsbad and the surrounding area? California has very specific guidelines for the calculation of child support during a North County or Carlsbad divorce, but spousal support is much less rigidly formatted under California law. …

How does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

How Does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does your previous standard of living affect spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce case? How will the standard of living be determined in your case? The standard of living enjoyed by the couple during the course of their marriage is one of the key factors when determining the need for and potential amount of spousal support. The general idea …

Pay Spousal Support in Your North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Will You Have to Pay Spousal Support in Your North County or Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Will you have to pay spousal support in your North County or Carlsbad divorce? Many factors must be considered during spousal support negotiations, mediation or litigation. There is no finite spousal support computation under California law as one would find for child support. However, California’s family law code does specify several “factors” which must be considered including but not limited …

changes in income after your divorce

How will Changes in Income After Your Divorce Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How will changes in income after your divorce in North County or Carlsbad affect your spousal support? While this is a complex legal issue, the short answer is a change in the income of either party may have an effect on spousal support. In some cases it may not. Spousal support is generally intended to ensure former spouses leave the …