Should We Consider A Legal Separation Instead of A Divorce in Carlsbad?

Should We Consider A Legal Separation Instead of A Divorce in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

When should you consider a legal separation instead of a divorce in Carlsbad?  In the state of California a divorce is not the only way to legally proceed if you are contemplating termination of your marriage. Another option some may wish to consider is known as “legal separation.” Couples who get a formal legal separation are still legally married at …

Will Spouse Get Part of My Professional Practice in Our San Diego Divorce

Could My Spouse Get Part of My Professional Practice in Our San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Could my spouse get part of my professional practice in our San Diego divorce?  In many ways a professional practice is similar to a small business, but professional private practices also have some unique characteristics which can make the divorce process especially complicated. Professionals often worry that a divorce may cause the liquidation of their practice. This negative outcome can …

Your Behavior and Your Choices During a Carlsbad Divorce Impact a Case

How Can Your Behavior and Your Choices During a Carlsbad Divorce Affect Your Life Afterward?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How can your behavior and your choices during a Carlsbad divorce affect your life after the process is completed? Divorce can be a traumatic experience for many people.  In some cases, an individual struggles to understand and process is happening in the “here and now.” They are often unable to perceive the reality of the road forward after their divorce …

When Your Children Visit The Other Co-Parent After a San Diego Divorce

Helpful Tips to Consider When Your Children Visit The Other Co-Parent After a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

After decades of experience with California Family Law and as Certified Family Law Specialists with child custody and family law issues here in San Diego it might be helpful to share a few tips on how to protect your own children’s interest when they visit the other co-parent after a San Diego divorce. Some of these suggestions may seem counter-intuitive …

Likelihood of Spousal Support After 10 Years of Marriage in a Divorce

What is the likelihood of Spousal Support After 10 Years of Marriage in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What is the likelihood of spousal support after 10 Years of marriage in a San Diego divorce?  A few decades ago in California, if the underlying marriage lasted longer than 10 years, spousal support could almost be viewed as a permanent contract of support.  Many subsequent Court Cases, Appellate and Supreme Court decisions have had an impact on the nature …

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in San Diego - Family Law

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Many clients are surprised to learn that parenting plans can be quite creative here in San Diego.  Child custody and parenting time (sometimes referred to as visitation) are part of parenting plans when a San Diego divorce case involves a child or children.  Our Courts believe it is in a child’s best interest to spend quality time with each parent, and …

High Asset Divorces in Carlsbad Require Strategic Planning - Valuation

High Asset Divorces in Carlsbad Require Strategic Planning

Pierre Domercq Divorce

High asset divorces in Carlsbad require strategic planning to ensure a fair result.  Financially substantive individuals who are considering a divorce should seek the advice of our well established, experienced and proven Certified Family Law Specialists who can provide sound counsel and guidance.  The experienced divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq help to protect our client’s interests in high asset divorces …