Basics of Child Custody and Parenting Time in a San Diego Divorce

The Basics of Child Custody and Parenting Time in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the basics of child custody and parenting time in a San Diego divorce?  What are some of the legal concepts you need to understand when approaching child-related issues in your divorce? The primary legal focus in all child custody and parenting time matters is “the best interest of the child.”  This should be the guiding principle as you …

Does a DUI Affect Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders San Diego

Does a DUI Affect Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Does a DUI affect child custody and parenting time orders in a San Diego divorce?  What is the impact of a DUI upon existing child custody and parenting time orders? The guiding principle in California child custody and parenting time cases is “the best interests of the child(ren).”  There are many factors such as alcohol and drug dependence, criminal activity …

Will a Judge in a San Diego Divorce Ever Consider Separating the Kids?

How Will the Court Approach Siblings for Child Custody and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

How will the Court approach siblings for child custody and parenting time decisions?  How are factors regarding siblings approached during a San Diego divorce? California Family Law is focused upon the best interests of the child when it comes to child custody and parenting time decisions.  Divorce is one of the hardest emotional experiences any child will face when growing …

Will the Parent With the Higher Income Get More Child Custody in a San Diego Divorce?

Will the Parent With the Higher Income Get More Child Custody in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Will the Parent with the higher income get more child custody in a San Diego divorce?  This is one of the questions we are often asked by parents who are concerned about child custody and parenting time during and after their divorce. The Court will take all things into consideration when it comes to child custody and parenting time.  The …

Sharing Custody and Parenting Time will there be Any Child Support

If We are Sharing Custody and Parenting Time will there be Any Child Support in our San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

When co-parents are sharing custody and parenting time will there be any child support between the parties in a San Diego divorce? The answer to this question is actually legally and financially quite complex. Child support is the responsibility of any parent here in California.  Each parent is separately liable for the provision of food, clothing, shelter, healthcare and other …

Can You Earn an Increase in Parenting Time Before and During a Divorce in San Diego?

Can You Earn an Increase in Parenting Time Before and During a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Can you earn an increase in parenting time before and during a divorce in San Diego?  Are you concerned that your schedule or existing patterns regarding time with your children may work against you? The existing patterns in your participation and involvement in the life of your children prior to and during the divorce can and will have a tremendous …

When Do You Need a Certified Family Law Specialist

Why Do You Need a Lawyer for a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why do you need a Lawyer for a San Diego divorce?  Divorce is one of the greatest emotional and financial challenges life has to offer.  You will receive “sound legal advice” from friends, family, co-workers and even from your soon-to-be former spouse.  Suggestion #1: Never take legal advice from your soon-to-be former spouse or well-meaning family or friends. Divorce is …

What is Deprivation of Custody after a San Diego Divorce? Family Law

What is Deprivation of Custody after a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is deprivation of custody after a San Diego divorce?  Deprivation of custody or the right to parenting time or visitation is an action to bring against a co-parent or other party who deprives a parent with lawful physical or legal custody access to a child. This can include hiding a child (such as at a family’s residence) or any …