Can Spousal Support be Modified

Can Spousal Support be Modified Post-Decree in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

We are often asked “can spousal support be modified after divorce orders are issued in Carlsbad?’ The answer is “yes” as long as there is a valid reason for the Court to consider your case and issue the orders. What the Court is looking for from a legal perspective is called a substantial change in the “Status Quo.” In other …

Cohabitation Affect Spousal Support After a Divorce

How does Cohabitation Affect Spousal Support After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does cohabitation affect spousal support after a divorce in Carlsbad or North County? What happens when you are paying spousal support after your divorce and you learn your former spouse is cohabiting with someone new? These cases are highly unique and based upon the individual circumstances in each case but worth discussing with the experienced Certified Family Law Specialists …

How Long Does Child Support in a Carlsbad Divorce Last

How Long Does Child Support in a Carlsbad Divorce Last?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

How long does child support in a Carlsbad divorce last? Child support in Carlsbad, Vista, Encinitas and Carlsbad is intended to cover the principle expenses of the child including housing, food, healthcare, clothing and incidentals such as school supplies. Child custody, parenting time and even spousal support may have an impact upon child support, but these calculations usually are based …

Seeking support modifications after the divorce

Changing Child Support Orders After a Carlsbad Divorce Decree

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Changing child support orders after a Carlsbad divorce decree is possible. The experienced post-decree modification attorneys at Burke & Domercq have decades of experience before Carlsbad family law courts in these matters. We provide sound advice informed by this experience and our legal skill and expertise. We will first review the orders issued by the judge or magistrate in your …

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 …

Managing Child Custody Issues After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are some of the keys to managing child custody issues after a divorce decree is issued in your case?  It is important to note from the outset the guiding principle in California child custody cases is “the best interests of the child.” During the process of or after completing a divorce parents may have disagreements about what is in …

Your Income Changes While Spousal Support Orders are In Effect

What Happens When Your Income Changes While Spousal Support Orders are In Effect

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What happens when your income changes while spousal support orders are in effect? If the payor receives a substantial increase in pay is the payee entitled to an increase in spousal support? What happens when the payor’s income is reduced? Likewise what happens when the recipient lands a new job with a significant pay increase or cohabitates with a new …

Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

You’ll Need Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

Pierre Domercq Child Support

You will need evidence to request changes in child support here in Carlsbad.  A recent case has demonstrated the need to bring factual evidence when considering a request to modify existing child support orders.  California Courts require a significant change in circumstances known legally as the “status quo” before agreeing to hear a post decree modification case for child support …