PDD in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is a PDD in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a PDD in a Carlsbad divorce?  One of the first documents you will be required to complete during a Carlsbad divorce is the Preliminary Declaration Disclosure or the PDD.  The PDD is intended to provide a transparent, accurate and complete disclosure of all known assets and liabilities to the other party.  Your former spouse will also complete a …

Retirement Division in a North County Divorce

Retirement Division in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a North County Divorce? Retirement division in a North County divorce begins with the requirement for all retirement accounts such as 401k or pension plans to be divided equally based upon community property laws.  However, social security is considered “separate” property in a Carlsbad or Oceanside divorce and cannot be …

Keep Custody of a Pet in a Divorce

How do I Keep Custody of a Pet in a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked “How do I keep custody of a pet in a divorce?”  Divorcing husbands and wives in Carlsbad, Oceanside and the surrounding areas sometimes seek custody of their dogs or cats and other pets. Because Carlsbad and Oceanside are so close to the beach, warm sunny days encourage people to spend time outdoors with their pets. Typically, …

How do I Select a Divorce Lawyer in Carlsbad

How do I Select a Divorce Lawyer in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you searching for information on the question of “How do I select a divorce lawyer in Carlsbad or North County?”  Divorce is a stressful and a significant life transition. The orders obtained, whether through agreement, negotiation, mediation or litigation will impact you, your children, your budget and often times your future retirement as well. In order to maximize your …

Are Millennials Lowering the National Divorce Rate

Are Millennials Lowering the National Divorce Rate

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are Millennials lowering the national divorce rate?  A new study out of the University of Maryland has determined that the national divorce rate dropped by 18% from 2008 to 2016.  Have the values with which Millennials approach a marriage fundamentally changed the success rates of today’s marriages? The study noted women in new marriages today are much more likely to …

Resolving Disputes in a North County Divorce Parenting Plan

Resolving Disputes in a North County Divorce Parenting Plan

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

One of the most common challenges facing those seeking a divorce is resolving disputes in a North County divorce parenting plan.  Resolving disputes in child custody issues is crucial to completing your divorce.  This will also have a substantial impact on the cost associated with your divorce and the time it takes to complete the process. The experienced child custody …

How Quickly Can I Get Divorced In Carlsbad or North County

How Quickly Can I Get Divorced In Carlsbad or North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Two questions pop up pretty early in the attorney/client first interview regarding divorce in Carlsbad and North County:  “How quickly can I get divorced in Carlsbad or North County?” is often the first; and “how much will it cost?” is often the second. The Court must have jurisdiction over both spouses for a minimum of 6 months before the marital …