What is a 730 Evaluation in a San Diego Divorce – Child Custody

What is a 730 Evaluation in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is a 730 evaluation in a San Diego divorce.  When are these types of evaluations ordered by the Judge in a contested San Diego divorce case or post-degree modification case? Family Court Judges in California are always focused upon the best interests of a child in a divorce case, child custody or visitation modification or move away or relocation …

Seeking Modification of Child Custody Orders in Carlsbad or San Diego

Seeking Modification of Child Custody Orders in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you seeking modification of child custody orders in Carlsbad or anywhere in San Diego?  Have circumstances substantially changed since the child custody and visitation orders were issued?  Is one of the parties ignoring portions of an existing child custody and visitation order since the divorce?  How do you apply for changes to existing child custody and visitation orders? If …

Request Modification of Child Support After a San Diego Divorce

Do You Need to Request Modification of Child Support After a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Do you need to request modification of child support after a San Diego divorce?  How are existing child support orders modified and what is required for a change to occur? Child support is usually based upon specific guidelines established by the State’s formula and/or an agreement between the parties.  Once an order for child support has been issued by the …

How to Modify Existing Child Custody and Visitation Orders in Carlsbad

Modify Existing Child Custody and Visitation Orders in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Can you modify existing child custody and visitation orders in Carlsbad after the divorce is completed?  What is the process to seek changes in existing child custody and visitation orders after a San Diego divorce? While there is no direct correlation between the payment of child support and visitation orders, it is important to note that a change in the …

Modification of Spousal Support Rejected - Hidden Income in San Diego

Modification of Spousal Support Rejected Due to Spouse’s Effort to Hide Income

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

A California Family Court recently rejected a former husband’s modification of spousal support request due to bad faith and an attempt to manipulate business ownership to hide “income.” The former husband owned a business which provided a $50,000 per year salary and an additional $200,000+ in business income annually. He had been originally ordered to pay over $9,000 per month …

August is Known as Child Support Awareness Month in California

August is Known as Child Support Awareness Month in California

Pierre Domercq Child Support

August has been traditionally known as child support awareness month in California and across the nation since the 1990s.  Why are parents responsible for child support during and after a divorce or in the case when the child’s parents aren’t married? The first and most important answer to the question of how parents are responsible for child support is a …

Can You Ask the Court to Raise or Lower Child Support in California?

Can You Ask the Court to Raise or Lower Child Support in California?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Can you ask the Court to raise or lower child support at any point after a divorce is finalized in California?  What is the process for seeking modifications to child support orders here in San Diego? If both of the parties are in agreement to a change appropriate documentation should be submitted to the Court for review and approval.  The …

Justify Child Custody or Parenting Time Modification in San Diego

Factors Which Justify Child Custody or Parenting Time Modification in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What are the factors which justify child custody or parenting time modification in San Diego?  What must happen in order to request a change in these orders during or after your divorce? The existing temporary or permanent child custody and parenting orders reflect the Court’s perspective of “the best interests of the child(ren).”  While these orders are not locked in …

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 …