When is a Parent Unfit for Child Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce

When is a Parent Unfit for Child Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is a parent unfit for child custody in a Carlsbad divorce?  How does the State of California define an unfit parent and what types of behaviors and/or situations may prevent a parent from involvement in child custody and visitation? Generally speaking, California defines an unfit parent as an individual who has made consistently poor decisions and conducts themselves in …

How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Carlsbad Divorce - Abuse - Control

How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How does domestic violence impact a Carlsbad divorce case?  Domestic violence is a serious issue here in San Diego and presents genuine and deep concerns during a divorce for other parties including spouses and children alike.  California domestic laws have recently been expanded and strengthened to provide additional protections for those who suffer physical, emotional or control-related abuse. What is …

Primary Issues in a San Diego Relocation Child Custody Case

What Are The Primary Issues in a San Diego Relocation Child Custody Case

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the primary issues in a San Diego relocation child custody case?  What happens when co-parents are sharing custody and visitation of their child(ren) during or after a divorce and one of the parents needs to or wishes to relocate.  Can a parent take a child or children and move away from San Diego and/or the State of California? …

When Is Divorce Mediation Required in a San Diego Divorce

Is Divorce Mediation Required in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Is divorce mediation required in a San Diego divorce case?  Technically speaking, if the parties are in complete agreement on every aspect of the settlement agreement it can be submitted for review and approval of the Court without the need for mediation.  While mediation is not an absolute requirement of divorce in San Diego, the likelihood that most cases will …

What Types of Cases Qualify for a Post Decree Modification - Divorce

What Types of Cases Qualify for a Post Decree Modification After a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

What types of cases qualify for a post decree modification after a San Diego divorce?  Are you concerned about seeking modifications in existing child support, child custody and visitation or spousal support orders?  A post decree modification is a legal motion to change existing orders after a legal separation or divorce.  The modification can be requested by either party, however, …

Modifying an Existing Child Custody and Visitation Plan in San Diego

Modifying an Existing Child Custody and Visitation Plan in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the steps for modifying an existing child custody and visitation plan in San Diego?  Generally speaking there are two primary ways to modify existing orders regarding child custody and visitation: If both parties are in complete agreement regarding proposed changes our firm can draft new documents which must be submitted to the Court for review and approval. This …

Will the Court Split Up the Kids in Your Carlsbad Divorce?

Will the Court Split Up the Kids in Your Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Will the Court split up the kids in your Carlsbad divorce?  Child custody and visitation is often one of the most contentious issues in a Carlsbad or San Diego divorce case.  The primary concern of our Courts in any child custody or visitation matter is “the best interests of the child(ren).”  The Court is concerned with protecting these interests which …