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. …

Separate Property Different From Community Property

How is Separate Property Different From Community Property

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How is separate property different from community property in an Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad divorce?  Why is this important and how can an experienced Carlsbad Certified Family Law Specialist make such a difference in the outcome of your case? Any property or income which is acquired during the course of the marriage from the date of the marriage to the …

How Long Will a Divorce Take in Carlsbad

How Long Will a Divorce Take in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

One of the questions we are asked most often is “How long will a divorce take in Carlsbad?”  The least amount of time required for a divorce is six months based upon California family law.  In the majority of cases, any time beyond six months is associated with the challenge of resolving all issues within the settlement agreement. Challenges usually …

A Prenuptial Agreement Isn't a Prediction of Future Divorce

A Prenuptial Agreement Isn’t a Prediction of Future Divorce

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement isn’t a prediction of future divorce.  In fact, the process of developing and implementing a prenuptial agreement can help to establish a stronger relationship between the parties and increase the likelihood of success for the coming marriage. Over the years prenuptial agreements have gotten a really bad reputation, carrying a stigma based on the common myth “it …

Important Recommendations for Email Communications During a DivorceImportant Recommendations for Email Communications During a Divorce

Important Recommendations for Email Communications During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq would like to offer some important recommendations for email communications during a divorce in North County or Carlsbad.  The most important concept to understand from the outset is this: emails can be and often are used as vital evidence in divorce cases.  Assume every email you send to your former spouse …

Most Likely to Drive Up the Cost of a Divorce

Issues Most Likely to Drive Up the Cost of a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What issues are most likely to drive up the cost of a divorce and how can you avoid these expensive financial traps?  The two most expensive and commonly contentious issues in a North County or Carlsbad divorce case are child custody and parenting time and business or professional practice ownership. Issues surrounding the children can be the most expensive challenges …