Does Domestic Violence Affect Spousal Support

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How does domestic violence affect spousal support in a North County divorce?  Domestic violence can and will have an impact on issues such as child custody and parenting time, child support and spousal support here in North County San Diego divorce cases.  One example involved a case where the husband and wife had been married for over 32 years.  The …

Former Spouses Agree to Waive Child Support

Can Former Spouses Agree to Waive Child Support in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Can former spouses agree to waive child support in a San Diego divorce?  If the couple has evenly split the assets and is sharing parenting responsibilities will that suffice? The short answer in most cases is simply “no.” California family law specifically addresses this issue.  Parents are not allowed to waive child support, and in some cases this can actually …

What is Mediation And how Can it Help in a North County Divorce

What is Mediation And how Can it Help in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is mediation and how can it help in a North County divorce?  Mediation is a cost effective and timely alternative to resolving differences in a North County divorce, child custody & visitation, child support, spousal support or family law dispute through litigation in a Court of Law. Mediation is designed to bring the parties in a family law dispute …

Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Declining Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Divorce

A recent University of Connecticut study which suggests declining migration patterns are linked to divorce and parenting time issues.  With both divorce and the trend toward joint custody continuing to rise, parents in California and elsewhere in the country may be less likely to move out of state because it means losing custody of their children.  The divorce rate has …

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in North County

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in North County

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Parenting plans can be quite creative here in North County and it is important to resolve disputes and ultimately reach agreement in these core issues.  Child custody and parenting time (often referred to as visitation) are part of the parenting plan when a North County San Diego divorce involves a child or children. Our Courts believe it is in a …

Developing a Parenting Plan in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Developing a Parenting Plan in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Developing a parenting plan in a North County or Carlsbad divorce is one of the most important and often contentious issues.  The parenting plan addresses part of the child custody issues associated with a divorce: How time with the child(ren) will be shared by the parents of the child(ren) While it may be a myth that California law requires shared …

Child Custody Relocation Cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad

Child Custody Relocation Cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What happens in child custody relocation cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad?  There has been a significant increase in child custody relocation cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad over the past few years. This is often due to an increase in social media and internet dating sites, as well as the ease with which one can make contact with past acquaintances via …

What is a Cost-Effective Divorce

What is a Cost-Effective Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a cost-effective divorce in North County San Diego?  The real answer to this question is based upon several variables, including how you value your: Time Quality Time with Your Children Peace of Mind Future After the Divorce How do you value your time? It is possible to complete a divorce in California without legal representation. Many people believe …