Millennials Seeking Prenuptial Agreements

Many Millennials Seeking Prenuptial Agreements

Pierre Domercq Family Law

Is it a surprise to you that the trend of many millennials seeking prenuptial agreements has changed what was once an almost “taboo” subject?  10 years ago, few California couples wanted to “discuss the potential end of their marriage” before they even exchange their vows. However, a prenuptial agreement requires exactly that type of important discussion. Prenups allow people who …

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Social Security Benefits Managed in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are Social Security benefits managed in a Carlsbad divorce?  The number of divorces in couples over the age of 55 often referred to as “Gray Divorces” has significantly increased over the past several years. Usually the couple has been married for quite some time and crucial issues in the divorce include the division of community property, business ownership, spousal …

How to Divide the Marital Home in a Carlsbad Divorce

How to Divide the Marital Home in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Couples who divorce in Carlsbad or North County often own a home as part of their marital property. Depending on the couple’s situation, the home may represent the largest single asset that will be divided in the resulting property division. California is a community property state, meaning the assets deemed to be a part of the marital estate will be …

What are the Steps to a Divorce in Carlsbad and North County

What are the Steps to a Divorce in Carlsbad and North County?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the steps to a divorce in Carlsbad and North County and what should you do to begin your planning and preparation? While every divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside or Encinitas is unique there is a common process all divorces must follow here in San Diego. The basic process includes the initial filing, financial disclosures by the parties, negotiation and/or …

Handle a Family Business During a Divorce

How Do You Handle a Family Business During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How do you handle a family business during a divorce?  Can you keep the business running while ownership and associated property division issues are resolved? California business owners who get divorced will face crucial issues regarding the viability and division of a family owned company or business.  This is why it is so important to consider a prenuptial agreement to …

Served Divorce Papers from the Superior Court in Vista CA

What are Your Options for Responding to a Divorce Petition?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are your options for responding to a divorce petition in Carlsbad or North County San Diego?  What happens if you don’t answer the petition at all? Either party in a California marriage has the right to file a petition for divorce.  You officially become the respondent when the petition and a summons are served.  The first choice you have …