When You Should Consider a Prenup - Prenuptial Agreement San Diego

When You Should Consider a Prenup?

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

What are some examples of when you should consider a prenup and how is it a positive and not a negative in a serious relationship which is headed for marriage? A prenuptial agreement, more commonly referred to as a “prenup” often has a negative bias attached to its name and the underlying concept.  Why would you want to negotiate a …

Who Qualifies for a Summary Dissolution in San Diego - Partnership

Who Qualifies for a Summary Dissolution in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Who qualifies for a summary dissolution in San Diego?  Many California residents may have heard about the prospect of a summary dissolution as a way to end a marriage or registered domestic partnership.  A summary dissolution can provide a quick and easy divorce solution for couples that qualify. It is important for residents to understand how a summary dissolution works …

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 …

Prenuptial Agreements are a Valuable Legal Tool - San Diego Family Law

Prenuptial Agreements are a Valuable Legal Tool

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Prenuptial agreements are a valuable legal tool for protecting assets, intellectual property and existing financial interests prior to entering into a marriage.  This is especially true for people who own their own business or are part of a professional practice. Prenuptial agreements have gotten a bad reputation over the years.  TV, movies and other dramas falsely portray them as manipulative …

Prenuptial Agreements in North County and Carlsbad

Prenuptial Agreements in North County and Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements in North County and Carlsbad make sense for many situations. This can be a touchy subject for some parties as they mistakenly believe it is an acknowledgement in advance or a forecast that the marriage is doomed to fail. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Prenuptial agreements actually allow the parties to establish the rules instead of …

History of Carlsbad divorce: Then and now

Pierre Domercq Divorce

California first established laws for divorce in 1851. Then, the grounds for divorce were impotence, extreme cruelty, desertion, neglect, habitual intemeprance, fraud, adultery, or conviction of a felony. At about that time, California, per capita, had the highest divorce rates anywhere. California was literally the divorce capital of the world. The 2009 census tells us that the divorce rate is …