Pay Spousal Support in Your North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Will You Have to Pay Spousal Support in Your North County or Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Will you have to pay spousal support in your North County or Carlsbad divorce? Many factors must be considered during spousal support negotiations, mediation or litigation. There is no finite spousal support computation under California law as one would find for child support. However, California’s family law code does specify several “factors” which must be considered including but not limited …

How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How long do you have to become self sufficient after a Gavron Warning?  The “Gavron Warning” is simply an expectation set by the Court during a North County or Carlsbad divorce proceeding and it relates to spousal support.  The Gavron Warning establishes the Court’s expectation the spouse receiving support will become self-sufficient in an appropriate period of time.  We are …

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What change is required to modify spousal support in Carlsbad? Many people seem to believe spousal support orders are somewhat permanent. It may surprise you to learn the modification of spousal support is becoming more common each year in North County Family Law Courts. Family law Judges and Magistrates often suggest that spousal support is meant to be temporary, although …

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 …

Achieve Post Decree Modifications to Spousal Support

How To Achieve Post Decree Modifications to Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Are you searching for information on how to achieve post decree modifications to spousal support in North County San Diego?  Spousal support is quite common, especially in marriages which last longer than ten years.  Can an order of spousal support be modified down the road?  What happens if the Judge issued a Gavron Warning and the time has come and …

Court Order a Stay At Home Mom to Get a Job

Can The Court Order a Stay At Home Mom to Get a Job After a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Can the Court order a stay at home mom to get a job after a divorce?  What is a “Gavron Warning” and what impact can that have upon a spouse who hasn’t worked for several years or who stayed at home to care for the children? Generally speaking, California holds parents equally responsible for providing for their children after a …

Spousal Support Has a Lot to Do with Previous Lifestyle

Spousal Support Has a Lot to Do with Previous Lifestyle

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

The award of spousal support has a lot to do with previous lifestyle and the ability of each spouse to achieve gainful, long term employment.  Carlsbad family law courts are absolutely influenced by the lifestyle enjoyed by the parties during the marriage.  In fact maintaining the “standard of living” of a former spouse after a divorce is the primary reason …

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What is the relationship between the Gavron Warning and California spousal support?  Many Californians believe spousal support continues forever until a former spouse dies or remarries.  While this may be true for marriages of long duration, it simply doesn’t apply to the majority of permanent spousal support orders.  Judges covering divorce cases here in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas and across North …