Divorce Could Affect More than your Child's Mental Health

Divorce Could Affect More than your Child’s Mental Health

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Your divorce could affect more than your child’s mental health.  Oftentimes, when it comes to how divorce affects children, a majority of articles focus on the mental health of a child post-separation. While this is incredibly important information to keep in mind, recent research out of Norway suggests that divorcing parents may need to consider their child’s physical health as …

An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the best way to achieve an affordable divorce in Carlsbad and North County San Diego? The vast majority of Californians believe it is by filing the divorce yourself and attempting to complete the process on their own. Unfortunately, more than half of these cases languish in the process for more than a year, only to turn to an …

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are Social Security benefits managed in a Carlsbad divorce?  The number of divorces in couples over the age of 55 often referred to as “Gray Divorces” has significantly increased over the past several years. Usually the couple has been married for quite some time and crucial issues in the divorce include the division of community property, business ownership, spousal …

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you thinking of relocating away from San Diego with the kids after a divorce? Relocation when existing child custody orders are in place is a complex legal matter. This is why it is important to work with the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq who have decades of experience in relocation and move away cases in throughout …

What Happens to My Business or Professional Practice

What Happens to My Business or Professional Practice in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Many clients have asked “what happens to my business or professional practice in a Carlsbad divorce? Divorce cases involving business ownership or a professional practice are quite complex and require skilled, experienced legal representation. The proven Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have decades of trial experience and insight into these cases. The first question is whether or …

Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is the Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce and Why is it Important?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the date of separation in a Carlsbad divorce and why is it important in your divorce? The date of separation establishes the date your income and assets become “separate property” from the community property.  This will impact the distribution of the community property and potentially child and spousal support. The date of separation marks a point in time …

Difference Between Separate Property and Community Property

What is the Difference Between Separate Property and Community Property

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the difference between separate property and community property in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Why does the distinction between separate property and community property matter? The short answer is found in the division of the property during a divorce. Community property is generally divided fairly equally between the parties under California law. Separate property is not subject …