How is Child Custody Decided in Carlsbad Divorce

How is Child Custody Decided in Carlsbad Divorce Cases

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

How is child custody decided in Carlsbad divorce cases?  How do North County family law Courts approach the issues of child custody and parenting time?  While we cannot speak for the courts, we can provide insight based upon decades of appearances before those courts in thousands of child custody cases. Many of these issues are determined by the divorcing spouses …

Experienced and Proven Carlsbad Divorce Mediator

Experienced and Proven Carlsbad Divorce Mediator

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Daniel Burke is an experienced and proven Carlsbad divorce mediator who is prepared to help resolve family disputes and legal issues throughout North County San Diego.  Dan has decades of experience in family law cases and divorces in Carlsbad and across North County.  This experience makes him one of the most sought after mediators for divorcing couples who need help …

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: …

Business Ownership Valuation Divided in a North County Divorce

How Is Business Ownership Valuation Divided in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

How is business ownership valuation divided in a North County divorce?  How do you establish and then ultimately divide the community property interest in a business or professional practice in a North County or Carlsbad divorce case?  In these cases, a “valuation” of the business or professional practice ownership must first be agreed upon or established by the Court.  Once …

Balancing Issues of Paternity in Carlsbad and North County

Balancing Issues of Paternity in Carlsbad and North County

Pierre Domercq Paternity

Do you need help balancing issues of paternity in Carlsbad and North County San Diego?  Paternity is one of the many aspects of family law that require the advice of a seasoned and proven lawyer. Paternity issues can be emotional and challenging for both unmarried parents before and after the arrival of a child.  The mother may be concerned with …

How Long Does it Take to Obtain a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

How Long Does it Take to Obtain a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How long does it take to obtain a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  Lets begin that answer with some minimum time frames.  Before you may file for a divorce you must be a resident of San Diego County for three months and a California resident for six months.  Once the case is filed, California requires a six month “cooling off” …

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 …

Goodwill as it Relates to Business Ownership in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Goodwill as it Relates to Business Ownership in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is Goodwill as it relates to business ownership in a Carlsbad divorce?  Goodwill is an important component in the valuation of a business ownership or professional practice in a Carlsbad or North County divorce.  Goodwill is an inherent part of many businesses, and while it may not have a precisely measurable value, the intrinsic value of Goodwill must be …