Will My Existing Child Support Be Reduced if I Have Another Child

Will My Existing Child Support Be Reduced if I Have Another Child

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked if existing child support will be reduced if a payor of support has a child with a new partner.  Supporting a child is the responsibility of every parent in California.  Child support is not necessarily linked to child custody and parenting time but is more closely related to the provision of food, clothing, shelter, health care …

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 …

Child Want to Change Child Custody or Parenting Time After Divorce

Does Your Child Want to Change Child Custody or Parenting Time Orders after a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Does your child want to change child custody or parenting time orders after your San Diego Divorce?  Has your child approached you asking if they can spend more time with or live with your former spouse?  After everything you’ve been through you are probably wondering how in the world to process this request. It is absolutely appropriate to establish rules …

Does Your Child Have a Say in Parenting Time in San Diego Divorce Cases

Does Your Child Have a Say in Parenting Time in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Does your child have a say in parenting time in San Diego divorce cases? When will North County Family Court Judges consider the input of a child in custody and parenting time issues? California child custody and parenting time laws focus on a central theme: the best interests of the child. Our laws require Family Court Judges to presume that …

What If Your Child Wants to Change Parents in a Child Custody Case

What If Your Child Wants to Change Parents in a Child Custody Case?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What if your child wants to change parents in a child custody case during or after a divorce in Carlsbad or San Diego?  Divorce itself is filled with enough challenges and emotional issues.  Things can become even more challenging if one of your children tells you they want to make a change to their primary residence.  This is a crucial …

Protecting Your Child's Education During a Divorce

Protecting Your Child’s Education During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you concerned about protecting your child’s education during a divorce?  Parents who are divorcing have many considerations to think about. While it might seem far off for some California parents, ensuring that the children’s college education isn’t impacted by the divorce has to be one of these. Around 40 percent of marriages end in divorce.  However, two-thirds of married …

Temporary Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce

Temporary Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce Proceeding

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is temporary custody in a Carlsbad divorce proceeding?  How will the temporary orders issued in your case affect the ultimate outcome of the divorce itself? At the outset of a divorce, the Court may be asked to establish temporary orders concerning many matters including child custody, child support and spousal support.  These orders are designed to establish financial fairness …