A Brief Primer on Child Custody and Parenting Time

A Brief Primer on Child Custody and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

If you are searching for a brief primer on child custody and parenting time in a North County San Diego divorce here are some of the basic pieces you need to know. California family law focuses on two types of child custody: physical custody and legal custody.  Physical custody determines where the child will live and how that will be …

Should I Move Out If I Want To Share Parenting Time

Should I Move Out If I Want To Share Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

We are often asked “Should I move out if I want to share parenting time?” and “what impact will moving out of the family home have upon child custody during a divorce?”  Living under the same roof during the course of a divorce is very stressful and at times it may not seem possible.  However, you should absolutely consider staying …

Are Verbal Agreements Enforceable During a Divorce

Are Verbal Agreements Enforceable During a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are verbal agreements enforceable during a divorce?  If you and your former spouse have made verbal agreements or “pinky promises” over time or during the course of a marriage will they hold up in divorce court? We often hear these types of questions from clients: “He promised if we ever got a divorce I could keep the house.” “We agreed …

Concerning Impact of Divorce on Alcohol Consumption

The Concerning Impact of Divorce on Alcohol Consumption

Pierre Domercq Divorce

If you are considering a divorce in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County you may wish to consider recent studies revealing the concerning impact of divorce on alcohol consumption.  This is by no means a condemnation of moderate or social alcohol consumption.  Burke & Domercq LLP is concerned with our client’s best interests, both from a legal point of view …

Nesting in Child Custody and Parenting Time

What is Nesting in Child Custody and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is nesting in child custody and parenting time agreements?  Parents who go through a divorce are almost always deeply concerned about lessening the impact of divorce on a child.  One recent idea you may have heard about is the concept of “nesting.” Generally speaking, “nesting” involves keeping the family home for the residence of the child(ren) while the parents …

Virtual Visitation as Part of Parenting Time

Should You Accept Virtual Visitation as Part of Parenting Time?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Should you accept virtual visitation as part of parenting time?  Virtual visitation is a recent development in California family law courts.  More of our courts state-wide are ordering virtual visitation where there are alternatives.  Should you as a parent be concerned? Obviously, there are cases where virtual visitation is a good thing.  Those who are in the military and deployed …

Husband or wife Threatens to Get a Restraining Order

What Should You Do if Your Husband or wife Threatens to Get a Restraining Order in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What should you do if your husband or wife threatens to get a restraining order in Carlsbad?  What if these events are happening at the same time as discussions about or a pending divorce?  Most experienced Carlsbad divorce attorneys should tell you that the outcome of any specific case depends on the facts of that case.  However, in any divorce …

Can't Agree upon Child Custody During a North County San Diego Divorce

What Happens When You Can’t Agree upon Child Custody During a North County San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What happens when you can’t agree upon child custody during a North County San Diego divorce?  Child custody and parenting time are often the most challenging issues for divorcing parents in North County San Diego to face.  Child custody disputes that are fueled by emotion or other motives will result in substantial costs and time delays.  What happens when the …