The Elements of Child Custody in a Divorce

The Elements of Child Custody in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

The term “child custody” is often used by parties going through a divorce here in North County San Diego. What are the elements of child custody in a divorce case here in North County? Physical Custody and Legal Custody There are two separate forms of custody when it comes to a child or children in divorce cases: physical custody and …

Venue is an Important California Child Custody Issue

Venue is an Important California Child Custody Issue

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

A recent case highlights the importance of “venue” from a legal perspective in California child custody cases. Venue is an important California child custody issue and often applies to those in military service, as well as unmarried couples when one of the parents intends to move away or has left the state of California with a child or children. In …

Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders Affect a Divorce

Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders Affect a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and restraining orders affect a divorce in many ways here in North County San Diego.  It is not uncommon for our courts to issue restraining orders in domestic violence situations.  A person can request a domestic violence restraining order if he or she has been threatened with abuse or has in fact been abused by a person with …

Understanding the Basics of Child Custody Issues

Understanding the Basics of Child Custody Issues

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

North County San Diego parents considering a divorce need help understanding the basics of child custody issues.  Child custody disputes are highly charged emotional experiences which not only increase the pain and challenge of a divorce, they increase the cost of the process and the time it takes to complete it.  Knowledge of child custody issues can be vitally important …

Filing taxes after a divorce

Filing Taxes after a Divorce can be Trickier than You Think

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Just about everyone knows that getting a divorce is a complicated undertaking. So too can filing taxes after a divorce in North County.  And while most people generally consider these two to be non sequiturs, some of our readers are quite familiar with the fact that these two coincide quite frequently and can compound frustrations. That’s because there are a …

Forged documents complicate the situation for a divorcing couple

Forged Documents Complicate the Situation for a Divorcing Couple

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Forged documents complicate the situation for a divorcing couple in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside or Vista.  Imagine that you are a service member in one of the branches of the United States armed forces and are currently deployed.  On top of worrying about yourself, you’re also thinking about the divorce papers that were recently sent to you by your spouse. Although …

Resolving Disputes in a North County Parenting Plan

Resolving Disputes in a North County Parenting Plan

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

One of the biggest challenges facing those seeking a divorce in Carlsbad or North County San Diego is child custody. Resolving disputes in a North County parenting plan 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 …

International Custody Laws Complicated a Recent Orange County case

International Custody Laws Complicated a Recent Orange County case

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

International custody laws complicated a recent Orange County case.  If you’ve ever been involved in a child custody battle then you know how difficult they can get at times.  Imagine the additional complications imposed by separation across thousands of miles of land and ocean as well as differing international child custody laws and you have yourself a situation primed for …

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 …