Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Family Law

There are three primary continuing impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad: child custody and parenting time, the decision to divorce as well as issues of support. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges of COVID-19 has been the impact on existing child custody and parenting time agreements and orders.  The demands of closed schools, remote learning or partial schedules …

January Divorces Are Often Due to Holiday Stress

January Divorces Are Often Due to Holiday Stress

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why are more divorces filed in January and February when compared with the rest of the year?  January divorces are often due to holiday stress and a deepening feeling that it simply isn’t working.  January is a time for new starts, and for many married couples in San Diego that could include ending a marriage. When you combine the impact …

The Promise of a New Year – San Diego Divorce and Family Law

The Promise of a New Year

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Burke & Domercq, APC sends best wishes to all of San Diego to all as we celebrate the last day of one of the hardest years of most of our lives while contemplating the promise of a new year. 2020 presented us with the greatest common challenge in our lifetimes – COVID-19.  The pandemic has disrupted every aspect of life …

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 …