What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce

What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What impact will domestic violence have upon my divorce in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista or anywhere in North County San Diego?  What actually constitutes domestic violence?  How will it affect the orders issued by the Court in our case? It is important to understand each case is unique, and the specific circumstances in your case will determine the ultimate impact …

hat Happens to our Pets in a North County Divorce Case?

What Happens to Our Pets in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked “what happens to our pets in a North County divorce court?”  Recent changes in California family law provide some new answers for how beloved pets are managed during a modern divorce proceeding. While there are no specific laws governing the “custody” of a pet, California law now views your beloved family pets as an important part …

What Establishes the Date of Separation

What Establishes the Date of Separation

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the date of separation important in a North County 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 …

Community Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Considered to be Community Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is considered to be community property in a Carlsbad divorce and how is it divided between the parties? Community property is basically all property, assets or income earned by either or both of the parties during the term of the marriage.  Here in California, community property is to be divided equally between the parties. However, the determination of what …

when should i file for a divorce

When Should I file for a divorce in North County San Diego

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked “When should I file for a divorce and does it matter if I file first?  California residents who are considering divorce may be interested to learn that the most common times to file are in January, March and August. These three months do have a common denominator; they all symbolize a new beginning for those looking …

Experienced Divorce Attorney in North County

Why do I Need an Experienced Divorce Attorney in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why do I need an experienced divorce attorney 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 known fact is that …

Managing Your Small Business Through a Divorce

Managing Your Small Business Through a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Managing your small business through a divorce will be a challenging process.  There are so many concerns on your mind regarding the divorce, child custody and what will happen to your business?  How is a small business handled in a divorce? If you owned your small business prior to getting married and have not used any marital funds to support …

Traveling with Children During Your Divorce

Traveling with Children During Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

It is important for you to know there are legal limitations on traveling with children during your divorce.  Once divorce paperwork is filed, your complete freedom to travel with your children at will becomes a bit more limited and complex.  If you wish to leave area or the State of California with a child during the process of a divorce …