Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad - Custody - Business - Support

Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You’ve probably had several discussions with your spouse (and countless reflections within your own mind and heart) about the possibility of a divorce.  In some cases, one party is surprised when they are served divorce papers by the other.  One thing is certain: if you are considering ending your marriage you need to give consideration to the steps to prepare …

Taking Care of a Business in a San Diego Divorce - Professional Practice

Taking Care of a Business in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Are you concerned about taking care of a business in a San Diego divorce?  If your divorce involves the ownership of a small family business, an LLC, professional practice or an interest in corporate ownership the process of valuation and property division in your case will be much more legally and financially complex.  Business owners understand the nature of risk …

Modification of Spousal Support Rejected - Hidden Income in San Diego

Modification of Spousal Support Rejected Due to Spouse’s Effort to Hide Income

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

A California Family Court recently rejected a former husband’s modification of spousal support request due to bad faith and an attempt to manipulate business ownership to hide “income.” The former husband owned a business which provided a $50,000 per year salary and an additional $200,000+ in business income annually. He had been originally ordered to pay over $9,000 per month …

Protect a Child’s Emotions During and After a Divorce - Parenting Plan

Protect a Child’s Emotions During and After a Divorce in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the best strategies to protect a child’s emotions during and after a divorce in San Diego?  Many California parents going through a divorce may worry about the effects of the end of their marriage on their children. Both parents often want to protect their children from any negative impacts and rarely want to relinquish time with their kids. …

Role of the Hague Convention in International Child Abductions - CA

The Role of the Hague Convention in International Child Abductions

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is the role of the Hague Convention in international child abductions?  What happens when a co-parent takes the child(ren) out of the country without the permission of the Court? California parents who are concerned about an international abduction of their child during or after a divorce might wonder how the government will help them in such a situation. Taking …

Commingled Assets and Debts in a San Diego Divorce - Property Division

Commingled Assets and Debts in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How will the Court handle commingled assets and debts in a San Diego divorce.  Generally speaking, there are principally two types of community property in a San Diego divorce – “community property” and “separate property.” Basically, community property will encompass any assets and debts which are obtained by the parties jointly or separately from the date of the marriage to …