Experienced Divorce Attorney in Carlsbad

Why do I Need an Experienced Divorce Attorney in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why do I need an experienced divorce attorney in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County San Diego?  This question is asked by the vast majority of those who seek divorce here and across California.  This is evidenced by the fact that 80% of Californians attempt to handle divorce on their own, filing their own paperwork for the divorce.  The lesser …

Mediation is a Good Option When Anger Issues Remain

Mediation is a Good Option When Anger Issues Remain in Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation is a good option when anger issues remain during your divorce.  There are often issues of resentment, bitterness and other negative emotions during the course of a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  While these may be obvious responses to the issues which lead to the end of a marriage, decisions taken in the midst of emotion are most often …

Know "It's Time"

When You Know “It’s Time” Our Certified Family Law Specialists are Here

Pierre Domercq Divorce

When you know “it’s time” our Certified Family Law Specialists are here to guide you through the process of a divorce.  Burke & Domercq works to protect your interests and to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. We understand it’s difficult to see through the challenge in front of you. We’ve represented North County clients before our local …

What you need to know about visitation rights

What Do You Need to Know About Visitation Rights

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What do you need to know about visitation rights or “parenting time” as a parent in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce?  Even if a parent in California is denied child custody, they generally receive visitation rights.  Ideally, both parents will play a role in their child’s life regardless of who has formal custody.  In many cases, a judge could …

Economic Emotional and Time Saving Impact of Mediation in a Divorce

The Economic Emotional and Time Saving Impact of Mediation in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is the economic emotional and time saving impact of mediation in a divorce?  In order to complete your divorce in North County including Carlsbad, Vista, Encinitas, Oceanside and Escondido every issue contained within the settlement agreement must be completely resolved. This includes (but is not limited to): Division of all assets and liabilities including the family home Child custody …

Goodwill Associated with a Business in Divorce

What is the Goodwill Associated with a Business in Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is the Goodwill associated with a business in divorce and why does it matter?  Goodwill is a term which is generally associated with the intangible benefits one or both of the spouses bring to a community property owned business or professional practice. Goodwill is considered as a separate issue from the valuation of the business asset itself, or from …

Your Spouse's Valuation of Their Business in a Divorce

Don’t Believe Your Spouse’s Valuation of Their Business in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

You should never believe your spouse’s valuation of their business or professional practice in a Carlsbad or North County San Diego divorce.  Many businesses, LLCs, corporations and professional practices establish a value of an ownership interest in the corporate documents of the entity.  These values are usually fictitiously low and will not hold up to the scrutiny of a divorce. …

The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Divorce

The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the impact of domestic violence on a divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad San Diego?  Domestic violence can impact many aspects of a divorce in San Diego from child custody and parenting time to spousal support, the division of community property and even the ability to cost-effectively negotiate the terms of your divorce. Domestic violence allegations or …

Parenting Plans for Children Older Than 5

Parenting Plans for Children Older Than 5

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What should you be considering when working to develop parenting plans for children older than 5?  Child custody and parenting plans present some of the most consistently difficult challenges for those seeking to divorce in Carlsbad and North County.  The experienced attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP provide sound advice and counsel based upon decades of representation before North County …