When to Seek a Post Decree Modification of Child Support - San Diego

When is it Appropriate to Seek a Post Decree Modification of Child Support?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

When is it appropriate for a parent to seek a post decree modification of child support?  Our San Diego Family Courts are far too busy to hear every potential child support or child custody modification case.  Our Family Courts have established requirements which must be met prior to the filing of a post decree modification of child support.  There is …

Effects of COVID-19 on Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders

The Effects of COVID-19 on Child Custody and Parenting Time Orders

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the effects of COVID-19 on child custody and parenting time orders in San Diego?  There is no way to practically capture the absolute disruption of life which the pandemic has wrought upon all of us.  One of the greatest COVID-related challenge is managing life as a parent of school aged children. The anxiety and stress of the pandemic …

Reduce or Eliminate Spousal Support

Can You Reduce or Eliminate Spousal Support in North County?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Can you reduce or eliminate spousal support in North County?  The recent impact of COVID-19 on the local business community has affected the income of many households here in Carlsbad and North County.  How will a layoff, furlough or the loss of a job affect your spousal support obligations? Many people incorrectly believe that once a judge has issued a …

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 …