Business Interest Valued in a North County Divorce

How is a Business Interest Valued in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

How is a business interest valued in a North County divorce case? How will the professional practice or business interest itself be handled during community property division? How do you preserve Goodwill and the smooth operations of the business during a divorce? If you are considering a divorce in North County or Carlsbad and either of you or the two …

Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

The Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the fiduciary duty of spouses going through a Carlsbad divorce?  What obligation do former spouses have to one another from a financial perspective until the divorce is finalized? If you are considering or going through a divorce in North County or Carlsbad it is important to understand the “fiduciary duty” you owe to your former spouse throughout the …

What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is separate property in a Carlsbad divorce?  How can our experienced attorneys make a difference in your North County divorce case? California is a community property state when it comes to the division of assets and liabilities at the time of a divorce. This means any asset acquired by either of the parties during the course of the marriage …

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is community property in a North County divorce?  California is known as a “Community Property” state in terms of how marital property is characterized and ultimately divided during a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  In California, the spouses are entitled to equal and undivided interest in all “marital property.”  Community property refers to property you or your spouse obtained …

Proven Business Valuation Strategies in a Carlsbad Divorce

Proven Business Valuation Strategies in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

When a North County or Carlsbad divorce involves a closely-held business or substantial ownership in an S-Corporation, C-Corporation, partnership or professional practice the case becomes much more legally complex.  The proven business valuation strategies in a Carlsbad divorce and the experience of your attorney will make a substantial difference in the outcome. The issue is the community’s interest in the …

Will I Have to Sell My Business Because of Our Divorce

Will I Have to Sell My Business Because of Our Divorce in North County?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

A common concern among business owners is how the business itself or a professional practice will be handled in a divorce. You may wonder “Will I have to sell my business because of our divorce?” Business or professional practice valuation and the division of the community property interest in a Carlsbad, Vista or Carlsbad divorce case are very complex legal …

Plan the Date of Separation in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Plan the Date of Separation in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is it so important to plan the date of separation in your Carlsbad divorce?  What is the date of separation and why is it such a critical date? The date of separation was legally changed in California in 2017 by our legislature.  The parties are not required to physically separate anymore, as this can present an unfair economic burden. …

Important financial issues to consider before filing a divorce

Important Financial Issues to Consider Before Filing a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the important financial issues to consider before filing a divorce?  In California and around the country, there is commonly an uptick in the number of divorce filings after the New Year.  Many people choose to file for divorce at the beginning of the year so they can start their lives afresh.  New divorce filings often pick up after …

fraud in a North County divorce

Fraud in a North County Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What should you do if you suspect fraud in a North County divorce case?  When an individual or couple file for a divorce the court issues a variety of orders. The former spouses owe a “fiduciary duty” to one another to provide a full, transparent and accurate accounting of all assets, bank and investment accounts, retirement accounts, vehicles, real estate, …