Mediation is a Valuable Tool for Resolving Child Custody

Mediation is a Valuable Tool for Resolving Child Custody and Parenting Time Issues

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation is a valuable tool for resolving child custody and parenting time issues in a North County divorce.  The experience of the divorce itself is challenging for most people. When children are involved the equation becomes much more complex. One of the most difficult issues for many parties is the resolution of questions surrounding child custody and parenting time in …

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

How Long Does Child Support Last in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked “How long does child support last in a North County divorce?”  What expenses should be included when considering child support obligations? Many people mistakenly believe that child support includes the division of college tuition and expenses, or basically until the child grows up and moves out of the house on their own. Under California law, child …

Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are disputes regarding spousal support resolved in a Carlsbad divorce case? How is spousal support determined in a Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido or Encinitas divorce case? Here in California child support guidelines provide very specific formulas to determine when support is to be ordered and how the amount of support should be calculated. The California family law code does …

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

The valuation of a professional practice during a Carlsbad divorce is one of the most expensive and contentious issues one may face in a divorce. Professional practices including medical and dental practices, lawyers, engineers, accountants, architects or other licensed professionals present significant challenges for both parties in a divorce. How do you value a professional’s interest in an ongoing practice …

The Purpose of Mediation in a Carlsbad Divorce

The Purpose of Mediation in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is the purpose of mediation in a Carlsbad divorce or family law case? How can mediation help you to accomplish your goal of completing a divorce or resolving a contentious child custody or spousal support case in the shortest possible time frame and in a cost-effective manner? The experienced Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq often advise …

Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

How Will Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

In California we are a “no fault” divorce state, meaning one does not have to have grounds for a divorce. All divorces in California are considered to be based upon “irreconcilable differences.” So if there are no grounds required, how will domestic violence affect a Carlsbad divorce? What is the impact of one spouse accusing the other of violent acts? …

Changing Child Support Orders After a Carlsbad Divorce Decree

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 …