Relocation of Your Children Without Your Consent

Caught Off Guard by a Relocation of Your Children Without Your Consent?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Have you been caught off guard by a relocation of your children without your consent after a divorce in Carlsbad?  If so, you need to take immediate action to protect your custodial and parenting time rights and prevent the loss of “jurisdiction” by our local family law court. Move-away and relocation cases are all about “jurisdiction” or “venue.”  When your …

The Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Child Custody

The Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Child Custody

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What is the difference between physical custody and legal child custody and how are these different than parenting time in a Carlsbad divorce?  Most people understand parenting time is the schedule of visitation for each child after a divorce. Our courts believe it is in the best interest of a child to spend quality time with each parent and parenting …

Be Careful of Parental Alienation in Your Divorce

Be Careful of Parental Alienation in Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why should you be careful of parental alienation in your divorce?  Can the actions of either parent ultimately affect long term child custody and parenting time orders? For parents in California and across the country, divorce can be challenging in both a practical and emotional sense. The issues that arise as a parent begin with the basics of child support, …

Child Custody and Parenting Time Before a Divorce

Child Custody and Parenting Time Before a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What do you need to know about child custody and parenting time before a divorce in Carlsbad?  Are you considering a divorce now that the holidays are over? Have questions in your mind turned to that feeling deep down that ending a marriage may be inevitable? Do you have children? Issues regarding the children carry some of the most emotional …

Fighting a Restraining Order Can Help Your Divorce

Fighting a Restraining Order Can Help Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Fighting a restraining order can help your divorce case here in North County.  Why should you fight to keep a temporary restraining order from becoming permanent? Why are domestic violence allegations so important if you are planning a divorce in Carlsbad or North County San Diego? The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq, LLP help those who are …

Studies Look at Factors which can Predict Divorce

Studies Look at Factors which can Predict Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What can we learn when studies look at factors which can predict divorce?  People in California whose parents got a divorce might be more likely to get one themselves than those whose parents stayed married.  Multiple nationwide studies identified this and other factors that could predict the likelihood that a couple will remain together. Studies have also found that couples …

Understanding Child Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce

Understanding Child Custody in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Understanding child custody in a Carlsbad divorce is crucial for any parent.  There are basically two forms of child custody relating to the children of divorce in Carlsbad: Physical Custody Legal Custody “Physical Custody” relates to where a child will reside after a Carlsbad divorce or during legal separation. Physical custody provides a parent with the legal right to have …

What you need to know about visitation rights

What Do You Need to Know About Visitation Rights

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What do you need to know about visitation rights or “parenting time” as a parent in a North County or Carlsbad Divorce?  Even if a parent in California is denied child custody, they generally receive visitation rights.  Ideally, both parents will play a role in their child’s life regardless of who has formal custody.  In many cases, a judge could …

Support Your Former Spouse as You Co-Parent

Can You Support Your Former Spouse as You Co-Parent After Your Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Can you support your former spouse as you co-parent following the completion of your divorce?  You may be surprised to learn there is no presumption in North County family law courts that “shared” or “equal” parenting time and child custody are preferred.  Our judges are looking out for the best interests of each child and child custody and parenting time …