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 …

Why is The Length of the Marriage Important in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Why is The Length of the Marriage Important in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the length of the marriage important in a Carlsbad divorce?  California Family Law presumes a marriage which lasted longer than 10 years to be of long duration.   Two of the primary issues associated with the length of the marriage are spousal support and the division of community property. Spousal support is designed to provide additional financial resources to …

Duration of Your Marriage Affect the Outcome of Your Divorce in San Diego

How Does the Duration of Your Marriage Affect the Outcome of Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How does the duration of your marriage affect the outcome of your divorce?  One of the most important facts our Family Court will consider is amount of time the parties were married. Generally speaking the longer two parties are married, the more they are able to build together.  Incomes tend to rise for those who work as they age and …

What Will Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support San Diego

What Will the Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Many clients ask us whether or not spousal support will be ordered as part of their San Diego divorce case.  What will the Judge consider when determining spousal support in your case?  Unlike child support, where there is a specific formula to follow, spousal support has no such formula and is based on complex California family law. There are several …

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support in Carlsbad

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How will the length of your marriage affect spousal support during and after your divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  How long do you have to be married in California to qualify for spousal support and how is the amount of spousal support determined?  In some cases the parties in question have only been married for a few years.  In …

Will I Get Spousal Support in my Divorce

Will I Get Spousal Support in my Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I get spousal support in my divorce?”  The answer to this question is much more complex than questions surrounding child support.  Unlike the California child support calculator, spousal support is not an immediately calculable number.  What is the purpose of support?  How long will support last (duration)?  How much will spousal support be?  Will spousal …

Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What will determine spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce?  Divorce often creates inequitable financial challenges for the parties. This is especially true when one of the parties earns more than the other.  California family law provides spousal support as a way to equalize the opportunity for each party to have the opportunity to financially manage life post-divorce. Eligibility for and …

Will Spousal Support Be Enough and How Long Will it Last?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “will spousal support be enough and how long will it last?”  How long does spousal support last in a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  Will it be enough to be able to support a separate household?  Questions of spousal support are not as clearly defined in California law as the child support calculations guidelines.  Therefore, spousal …