An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

An Affordable Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the best way to achieve an affordable divorce in Carlsbad and North County San Diego? The vast majority of Californians believe it is by filing the divorce yourself and attempting to complete the process on their own. Unfortunately, more than half of these cases languish in the process for more than a year, only to turn to an …

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 …

What Happens to My Business or Professional Practice

What Happens to My Business or Professional Practice in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Many clients have asked “what happens to my business or professional practice in a Carlsbad divorce? Divorce cases involving business ownership or a professional practice are quite complex and require skilled, experienced legal representation. The proven Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have decades of trial experience and insight into these cases. The first question is whether or …

Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is the Date of Separation in a Carlsbad Divorce and Why is it Important?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the date of separation in a Carlsbad divorce and why is it important in your divorce? The date of separation establishes the date your income and assets become “separate property” from the community property.  This will impact the distribution of the community property and potentially child and spousal support. The date of separation marks a point in time …

Fiduciary Duties of Former Spouses During a Divorce

The Fiduciary Duties of Former Spouses During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the fiduciary duties of former spouses during a divorce in North County or Carlsbad? What is a fiduciary duty? Generally speaking, a fiduciary duty is the legal responsibility to act in the other’s best interest. It requires the highest legal standard of “fair dealing” and “good faith.” Each party will be held to this high standard of acting …

Valuation of a Small Business is Established

How the Valuation of a Small Business is Established in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

The process of how the valuation of a small business is established in a Carlsbad divorce will have a substantial financial impact on your divorce.  What happens to a closely-held business in a divorce in Carlsbad Encinitas or Oceanside?  Why is the valuation of the business such a complex legal issue in many cases? When a small business is considered …

An Attorney With Decades of Experience Saves You Time, Money - Divorce

How an Attorney With Decades of Experience Serve Your Interests in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How does an attorney with decades of experience serve your interests in a Carlsbad or North County divorce?  The majority of Californians initially attempt to file their divorce without legal representation. Unfortunately, less than half of these are able to successfully complete their divorce. A local judge was recently quoted: “I ask everyone who appears before me how long they’ve …

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 …