Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife in North County

The Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Strife in North County

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

The effects of COVID-19 on domestic strife in North County and Carlsbad have resulted in increased new divorce filings.  Many family law advocates have noted an increase in both reported and unreported domestic violence. Common beliefs about domestic violence and resulting child custody and parenting time orders may not reflect the reality of today’s Family Courts.  Domestic violence often results …

Effects of COVID-19 on Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders

The Effects of COVID-19 on Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the effects of COVID-19 on child custody and parenting time orders in San Diego?  There is no way to practically capture the absolute disruption of life which the pandemic has wrought upon all of us.  One of the greatest COVID-related challenge is managing life as a parent of school aged children. The anxiety and stress of the pandemic …

Should You Wait Until After the Pandemic is Over to File for Divorce

Should You Wait Until After the Pandemic is Over to File for Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Should you wait until after the pandemic is over to file for divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  The number of divorces has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, here in California and according to the Wall Street Journal around the world.  Our Courts were closed during the initial months of the pandemic, and while they are currently open there is …

New Carlsbad Child Custody and Parenting Time Schedule

The New School Year May Require a New Carlsbad Child Custody and Parenting Time Schedule

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

The challenges of a new school year may require a new North County or Carlsbad child custody and parenting time schedule.  There is a lot of discussion in the news as districts decide how the new school year will be managed. As children in California go back to school in one form or another divorced or separated parents may want …

Get Divorced or Stay Together - the Impact of COVID-19 on Divorce

Get Divorced or Stay Together – a Big Consideration During COVID-19

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Many California couples have problems in their marriages. But the recent pandemic and resulting social distancing has brought many nascent issues to the surface.  Divorce rates are climbing during the pandemic as couples face a bid consideration during COVID-19: get divorced or stay together. While there are certainly legitimate reasons for couples to split up, additionally there are reasons that …

Strategies for Co-Parenting During COVID-19

Strategies for Co-Parenting During COVID-19

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some strategies for co-parenting during COVID-19 until the time when school resumes?  When schools usually let out for summer in California, divorced parents typically adjust their child custody arrangements and parenting time schedules to accommodate new schedules and summer vacations. During this unique challenge of COVID-19, co-parents sometimes run into trouble if their work responsibilities and child care …