Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you thinking of relocating away from San Diego with the kids after a divorce? Relocation when existing child custody orders are in place is a complex legal matter. This is why it is important to work with the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq who have decades of experience in relocation and move away cases in throughout …

How does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

How Does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does your previous standard of living affect spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce case? How will the standard of living be determined in your case? The standard of living enjoyed by the couple during the course of their marriage is one of the key factors when determining the need for and potential amount of spousal support. The general idea …

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 …

Does it Matter Who Files Divorce First in a Divorce

Does it Matter Who Files Divorce First in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Does it matter who files first in a divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas, Vista or anywhere else in Carlsbad?  We are often asked about the importance of filing first when approaching a divorce in North County San Diego.  The most important thing to remember is a divorce should be carefully considered, and not something you race into just to file …

Child Custody Relocation Cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad

Child Custody Relocation Cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What happens in child custody relocation cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad?  There has been a significant increase in child custody relocation cases in Oceanside and Carlsbad over the past few years. This is often due to an increase in social media and internet dating sites, as well as the ease with which one can make contact with past acquaintances via …

Pay Spousal Support in Your North County or Carlsbad Divorce

Retirement Division in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a Carlsbad Divorce? Retirement division in a Carlsbad divorce begins with the requirement for all retirement accounts such as 401k or pension plans to be divided equally based upon community property laws.  However, social security is considered “separate” property in a Carlsbad or Oceanside divorce and cannot be divided in …

Are Millennials Lowering the National Divorce Rate

Are Millennials Lowering the National Divorce Rate

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are Millennials lowering the national divorce rate?  A new study out of the University of Maryland has determined that the national divorce rate dropped by 18% from 2008 to 2016.  Have the values with which Millennials approach a marriage fundamentally changed the success rates of today’s marriages? The study noted women in new marriages today are much more likely to …

How will Spousal Support Change Under the New Tax Law

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The tax recent tax reform signed into law late last year produced significant changes which will impact many divorce cases in Carlsbad. The new law changed the nature of income and how deductions and tax credits will be handled in a divorce case, especially as it relates to spousal support. Most Carlsbad parents will be able to deduct $2,000 in …