Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I have to pay spousal support?”  When the marriage has lasted a long time it is usually modified to include “Will I have to pay spousal support for the rest of my life?” Spousal support is a complex legal issue of divorce.  California’s spousal support laws are quite extensive as is supporting case law.  If …

How is Child Support Calculated in Carlsbad and North County

How is Child Support Calculated in Carlsbad and North County

Pierre Domercq Child Support

How is child support calculated in Carlsbad and North County San Diego?  California family law provides very specific guidelines and a complex formula for the calculation of child support.   North County and Carlsbad divorce cases require these calculations to be completed to the letter of the law. From that point forward, deviations can be negotiated based on numerous factors including …

How Does the Length of the Marriage Affect Spousal Support

How Does the Length of the Marriage Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does the length of the marriage affect spousal support?  How long do you have to be married in California to qualify for spousal support and how is the amount of spousal support determined?  We are often asked these questions regarding spousal support in a divorce case.  In some cases the person asking the question has only been married for …

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

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How long does spousal support last in a North County or Carlsbad divorce and 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 support is usually a negotiation between the parties or the result of mediation or …