How Does Mediation Help With a Divorce?

How Does Mediation Help With a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Family law courts here in North County and throughout San Diego require the parties to go through mediation prior to appearing before the Judge or Magistrate.  What is mediation?  How does mediation help with a divorce and make the experience more dignified and cost effective? Mediation is a process that is intended to remove some of the hostility and emotion …

Negotiation is the fastest and least expensive option to resolve dispute

Negotiation is The Fastest and Least Expensive Option to Resolve Differences in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Negotiation is the fastest and least expensive option to resolve differences in a divorce case.  Once the decision is made to consider a divorce many people want to know how long the process will take, and how much a divorce will cost.  Both questions (time and cost) are primarily associated with the amount of disagreement between the parties on all …

Alternatives to Resolve Spousal Support Disputes

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What are the available alternatives to resolve spousal support disputes in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Spousal support is not as clearly defined in California law as child support, and this can lead to contentious disputes between the parties. There is a spectrum of control, time and cost associated with these disputes. The fastest and least expensive option is …

What is a Mandatory Settlement Conference in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a “Mandatory Settlement Conference” in a North County Divorce? Is this necessary in every case? A mandatory settlement conference is a meeting between the former spouses and their attorneys prior to the beginning of trial proceedings in your divorce. The conference is designed to reduce the burdens on a family law court that is already overburdened by helping …

What if You are Dissatisfied with the Orders of a North County Family Law Judge?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens if you don’t care for the orders issued by a North County Family Law Judge? This question embodies an important issue for those who have just come out of a ruling, and for those who have yet to begin the divorce process. There is rarely a “win” or “lose” decision in family law. Our Judges seek a fair …

Mediation in a Divorce Keeps You in Control

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation in a Carlsbad divorce keeps you in control of the outcomes, making sure that the result is something you can live with. What is mediation and why is this an important and underused tool in many North County divorces? The key issue in any divorce is resolving any differences or disputes surrounding the separation agreement. Your divorce will not …