Avoiding a Long and Expensive Custody Battle

Avoiding a Long and Expensive Custody Battle

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the best strategies for avoiding a long and expensive custody battle in your divorce?  Obviously, if you were in a healthy relationship with your former spouse you would still be married.  Child custody and parenting time issues are the source of many challenges in a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  However, there are also proven strategies to help …

Planning the Steps Prior to a Divorce Mediation

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Are you discussing issues associated with the divorce and hitting an impasse?  Have you considered mediation?  Mediation is a confidential, private, cost-effective and timely alternative for resolving disagreements or disputes associated with a divorce.  Planning the steps prior to a divorce mediation establishes the foundation for an effective and fruitful mediation. The first step is to create a list of …

Basics You Need to Know about a North County Divorce

What are the Basics You Need to Know about a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you considering a divorce in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Oceanside, Vista or Escondido?  What are the basics you need to know about a North County divorce?  What actions should you consider and what are some of the things to avoid? Each divorce is unique to the circumstances surrounding the parties.  If you are served divorce papers it is …

Principles Can Be Expensive in a Divorce

Principles Can Be Expensive in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We often hear from our clients “…but it’s the principle of the issue…” during a case.  It is important to understand principles can be expensive in a divorce and often aren’t even advantageous to our client’s case.  While there issues which are important to place before the Court when other strategies have not succeeded, there are also times when the …

How is Child Custody Decided in Carlsbad Divorce

How is Child Custody Decided in Carlsbad Divorce Cases

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

How is child custody decided in Carlsbad divorce cases?  How do North County family law Courts approach the issues of child custody and parenting time?  While we cannot speak for the courts, we can provide insight based upon decades of appearances before those courts in thousands of child custody cases. Many of these issues are determined by the divorcing spouses …

Experienced and Proven Carlsbad Divorce Mediator

Experienced and Proven Carlsbad Divorce Mediator

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Daniel Burke is an experienced and proven Carlsbad divorce mediator who is prepared to help resolve family disputes and legal issues throughout North County San Diego.  Dan has decades of experience in family law cases and divorces in Carlsbad and across North County.  This experience makes him one of the most sought after mediators for divorcing couples who need help …

Cost Effective Strategies for a North County Divorce

Cost Effective Strategies for a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are some cost effective strategies for a North County divorce?  Many Californians attempt to file their own divorce, but more than half of these wind up hiring an attorney to complete the process.  There are simply too many details to resolve, and every aspect of the settlement agreement, parenting plan, support payments and distribution of retirement accounts must be …

How Long Does it Take to Obtain a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

How Long Does it Take to Obtain a North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How long does it take to obtain a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  Lets begin that answer with some minimum time frames.  Before you may file for a divorce you must be a resident of San Diego County for three months and a California resident for six months.  Once the case is filed, California requires a six month “cooling off” …