Fiduciary Duties of Former Spouses During a Divorce

The Fiduciary Duties of Former Spouses During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the fiduciary duties of former spouses during a divorce in North County or Carlsbad? What is a fiduciary duty? Generally speaking, a fiduciary duty is the legal responsibility to act in the other’s best interest. It requires the highest legal standard of “fair dealing” and “good faith.” Each party will be held to this high standard of acting …

Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

The Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the fiduciary duty of spouses going through a Carlsbad divorce?  What obligation do former spouses have to one another from a financial perspective until the divorce is finalized? If you are considering or going through a divorce in North County or Carlsbad it is important to understand the “fiduciary duty” you owe to your former spouse throughout the …

Your Spouse may be Attempting to Hide Assets during your Divorce

Fraud in a North County Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What should you do if you suspect fraud in a North County divorce case?  When an individual or couple file for a divorce the court issues a variety of orders. The former spouses owe a “fiduciary duty” to one another to provide a full, transparent and accurate accounting of all assets, bank and investment accounts, retirement accounts, vehicles, real estate, …

the Date of Separation a Critical Date

Why is the Date of Separation a Critical Date in the Divorce Process

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the Date of Separation a critical date in a California or North County divorce?  A fairly recent Court decision and new law has clarified this critical issue. The “Date of Separation” is legally the day when the “community” between the spouses ends, and the parties are able to engage in financial matters and decisions as individuals.  The Date …

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What Are Temporary Restraining Orders in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

“I’ve just been served divorce papers in Carlsbad and there are restraining orders on the back of the summons.  What are temporary restraining orders in a Carlsbad divorce and what do they really mean?” The shock of being served divorce papers is disruptive for most people, even when they are expected.  However, many are surprised by the Automatic Temporary Restraining …

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How Do I Keep My Former Spouse from Taking Money Out of our Accounts

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked “How do I keep my former spouse from taking money out of our accounts during the divorce?” One of the concerns shared by many people contemplating a divorce is the fear that their former spouse may attempt to take money out of joint accounts, or run up credit cards prior to a divorce. The fastest and …

What “Rules” Apply to Divorcing Spouses during the Divorce Process?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

There are certain rules or duties and responsibilities that are placed upon former spouses as they work through the process of a divorce in North County or Carlsbad. From the moment the divorce petition is filed to the moment the Court issues final orders in your divorce case you and your former spouse are under the purview (control) of the …