What Establishes the Date of Separation

What Establishes the Date of Separation

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the date of separation important in a Carlsbad divorce and what actually establishes the date of separation in your divorce? California enacted a new updated law a few years ago to clarify what actually establishes the date of separation in a divorce.  Prior to that date, California law in essence required the parties to physically move apart from …

What Happens to Joint Accounts During a Divorce

What Happens to Joint Accounts During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens to joint accounts during a divorce in North County San Diego?  What do you need to know about handling community funds and your separate money during a divorce? Under California law, all of your income and any monies, investments or assets you’ve accumulated or accessed while married are almost always community property.  There are exceptions for specifically identified …

need to know about the Date Of Separation

What Do You Need to Know about the Date Of Separation (DOS)

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What do you need to know about the Date Of Separation (DOS) in a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  The Date Of Separation is a crucial date in any California divorce.  The DOS marks the point in time where the former spouses can begin to accumulate their own separate assets and financial accounts.   The Date of Separation is the moment …

You are the Most Important Part of Your Divorce Case

You are the Most Important Part of Your Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Divorce

It might surprise you to learn that you are the most important part of your divorce case.  You know your former spouse much better than your attorney ever will.  You know a lot more about all bank and investment accounts and liabilities and have access to important financial statements and information.  You actually hold the keys to keeping the costs …

New California Law Regarding Date of Separation Impacting Divorces

Pierre Domercq Divorce

A new law passed last year by the California legislature regarding the date of separation in a California divorce took effect January 1. It has already had impact here in Carlsbad and around the state. The date of separation is an important component that is used in many facets of a North County or Carlsbad divorce, including: The division of …