Take Immediate Legal Action if Your Ex Moves Away

Why You Should Take Immediate Legal Action if Your Ex Moves Away with Your Kids?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

You should take immediate legal action if your ex moves away with your kids.  Why is it important for you to immediately contact Burke & Domercq if your former spouse relocates or moves out of the area with your children?  Child custody cases involving move aways and relocations have significantly increased in the past several years.  How do you protect …

Domestic Violence Affect a Divorce in North County

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a Divorce in North County?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious issue in many homes in North County. How does domestic violence affect a divorce including child custody in North County? Domestic violence requires serious attention and legal action to protect spouses and children while reducing or eliminating the potential for future violence to occur.  Here in North County an Emergency Protective Order or EPO may …

An Effective Child Custody Strategy

An Effective Child Custody Strategy Involves the Best Interest of the Child

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What does an effective child custody strategy look like?  Child custody and parenting time issues are often one of the most contentious aspects of a North County Divorce.  How can you put yourself in the best position to gain a positive outcome? California family law focuses on “the best interest of the child” when it comes to custody matters.  An …

abuse of restraining orders

Abuse of Restraining Orders in North County Divorce Cases

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings when it comes to the abuse of restraining orders in order to gain the upper hand in a North County San Diego divorce case.  When genuine domestic violence, criminal activity or addictive behaviors exist restraining orders are a sound and important legal tool. However, the abuse of restraining orders in North County …

Keep More Money in a Divorce

How Can Burke & Domercq Help You Keep More Money in a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How can Burke & Domercq help you keep more money in a divorce?  Can having the representation of our Certified Family Law Specialists actually save you money during a divorce? Most Californians attempt to begin the divorce process on their own in an attempt to manage a cost-effective divorce.  The Superior Court notes that more than 80% of cases filed …

Leaving the Area or the State of California with a Child

Leaving the Area or the State of California with a Child After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you considering leaving the area or the State of California with a child after your divorce?  If you intend to take children out of California or out of the United States after a divorce it is extremely important that you speak with the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq or receive authorization from the Court prior to …

What Impact does Domestic Violence Have upon a Carlsbad Divorce

What Impact does Domestic Violence Have upon a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What impact does domestic violence have upon a Carlsbad divorce?  In most cases domestic violence or a protective order will have a substantial impact upon many aspects of your divorce.  When domestic violence has occurred there is almost always a restraining order issued that prohibits the parties from being in close proximity or contact.  This combined with concerns for a …

Substantially Reduce the Cost of a Carlsbad Divorce

Mediation Can Substantially Reduce the Cost of a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

How can mediation substantially reduce the cost of a Carlsbad divorce?  The majority of those who seek a divorce in North County San Diego are looking to keep costs down as much as possible. The fact that more than 80% of local divorcing couples attempt to begin the divorce process without an attorney is evidence of this fact.  It is …

Consider When Working on a Parenting Plan

What Should You Consider When Working on a Parenting Plan

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What should you consider when working on a parenting plan in a Carlsbad or North County divorce?  How complex, specific and rigid should an effective parenting plan (visitation schedule) be?  One of the most challenging aspects of many divorces is the resolution of child custody and parenting time.  An effective parenting plan should carefully consider the existing rhythms of your …