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 …

Domestic Violence Includes Mental as well as Physical Abuse

Domestic Violence Includes Mental as well as Physical Abuse

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It is important to know domestic violence includes mental as well as physical abuse in a divorce setting.  A recent case published late last year sheds important light on the important issue of domestic violence as it relates to restraining orders, permanent protective orders and ultimately issues such as child custody in a divorce. The case involved the father of …

Experienced Carlsbad Child Custody Attorneys

Experienced Carlsbad Child Custody Attorneys

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

North County and Carlsbad child custody and parenting time issues can be some of the most emotionally challenging and legally complex issues associated with family law.  The experienced Carlsbad child custody attorneys at Burke and Domercq have decades of experience in these matters.  We protect the interests of our clients, and work to accomplish their goals and objectives in legal …

Cell Phone Impact Your North County Divorce

How Can a Cell Phone Impact Your North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How can modern technology such as your cell phone impact your North County divorce?  Electronic trails may help to prove the existence of non-disclosed financial accounts, domestic violence and the existence of emotional abuse and controlling behaviors.  What information can electronic records provide and how could it affect crucial outcomes such as child custody or property division? Text messages and …

Cost Effective Strategies for a North County Divorce

Cost Effective Strategies for a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are some cost effective strategies for a North County divorce?  Many Californians attempt to file their own divorce, but more than half of these wind up hiring an attorney to complete the process.  There are simply too many details to resolve, and every aspect of the settlement agreement, parenting plan, support payments and distribution of retirement accounts must be …

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” …

Moving Out of the Family Home

What Impact Does Moving Out of the Family Home Have in a California Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked by our clients “what impact does moving out of the family home have in a California divorce?” While this is a complex question and specific advice cannot be given in this context without meeting with an experienced Carlsbad divorce attorney we can review general principles. For many years, the party who left the family home suffered …