How Does the Money Work After Separation

How Does the Money Work After Separation?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How does the money work after separation but before the final divorce decree is issued?  Every household and former spouses have a unique financial scenario.  Each person has their own relationship with and style of managing money.  The time between the Date of Separation (DOS) and the final divorce decree is crucial for most couples. One of the first things …

Saving Time and Money When Getting a Divorce

Saving Time and Money When Getting a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the best strategies for saving time and money when getting a divorce?  Here are some ideas to help make your divorce process more cost-efficient: Before you meet with an attorney you should spell out your goals and your concerns in writing.  Any questions which come to mind concerning the divorce should be written before you meet with the …

The Value of Mediation in a North County San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is the value of mediation in a North County San Diego divorce? Mediation is an effective tool to resolve areas of disagreement between the parties in many divorce cases. Mediation can reduce the emotional toll and stress associated with a divorce and in some cases significantly reduce the cost and time necessary to complete a divorce. Mediation is a …

What Steps Can You Take to Minimize the Emotional Impact of a Divorce in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What steps can you take to minimize the emotional impact of a divorce in Carlsbad, Vista, Encinitas or anywhere in North County? The primary take away here is the general rule of thumb in a divorce is emotion equals increased cost. Our attorneys each have decades of experience in North County divorce cases and live in the “real” world. It …

Do You Suspect Your Spouse is Attempting to Hide Assets during your Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Divorce instructions in a North County or Carlsbad divorce require former spouses to disclose all assets and liabilities to each other in a complete, transparent and accurate manner. Each spouse has a fiduciary duty to act in the other’s best interests. Violating these duties and the orders of the Court expose a spouse attempting to hide assets to severe sanctions …

Pre-Planning Before a Second Marriage in North County

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

Remarriage and blended families is a new reality here in North County and across the nation. What do you need to know prior to entering into a new marriage? Why is a prenuptial agreement a positive and constructive step and not a set-up to future divorce? Most people clearly understand the aspects of love, trust and fidelity associated with marriage. …