Domestic violence still a problem in California

Domestic violence still a problem in California and elsewhere

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Is domestic violence still a problem in California and elsewhere?  This is obviously not a new issue, nor is it likely to stop being important now and in the foreseeable future. In 1641, the Massachusetts Body of Laws and Liberties declared that no woman should have to endure injuries from her husband unless he was defending himself against an attack …

Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders Affect a Divorce

Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders Affect a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and restraining orders affect a divorce in many ways here in North County San Diego.  It is not uncommon for our courts to issue restraining orders in domestic violence situations.  A person can request a domestic violence restraining order if he or she has been threatened with abuse or has in fact been abused by a person with …

Prior Domestic Violence Record May Affect Your Divorce

Prior Domestic Violence Record May Affect Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

A prior domestic violence record may affect your divorce and crucial aspects such as child custody and spousal support.  California residents, and those across the country, are all too familiar with stories of relationships gone bad.  Domestic violence cases are constant fodder for the tabloids and news websites. The extreme situation is one where the relationship involves domestic violence perpetrated …

How Would a Restraining Order Violation Affect the Outcome of a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What happens when one of the parties in a divorce seeks an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) resulting in a restraining order for the other party? Here in North County a temporary restraining order is often issued based upon the request of a person, and it will be followed by an important hearing in a matter of days to determine the …

Why is it Important to Fight Restraining Orders in a North County Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Why is it often important to fight restraining orders in a divorce? Why should you contact Burke & Domercq and go to the hearing if you’ve been served with a restraining order and are considering or in the midst of a divorce? It’s important to state up front Burke & Domercq does not in any way condone domestic violence or …

Stand Up to False Accusations of Child Abuse During Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It is important to note Burke & Domercq, LLP is committed to the safety and protection of all, and domestic violence is a serious issue. Unfortunately, we have seen multiple cases where one of the parties needed legal assistance to stand up to false accusations of child abuse during divorce proceedings. There are multiple reasons why one spouse would falsely …

Fighting a Restraining Order Will Help Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Why should you fight 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 attorneys at Burke & Domercq help those who are victims of domestic violence and work to ensure the safety of spouses and children who are exposed to physical, …

Fighting False Allegations of Child Abuse in a Divorce or Post Decree Custody Battle

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

The attorneys at Burke & Domercq have represented the citizens of North County before our local family law courts in Vista and throughout San Diego for literally decades. Too often we have seen false allegations of child abuse or domestic violence during a divorce or post-decree child custody battle. This is a strategy some parties use to gain leverage during …

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence restraining orders in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County can have a significant affect on child custody and other aspects of your divorce. The experienced domestic violence and divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq have each represented clients in restraining order cases before North County courts for decades. How will this impact your life and your divorce? Our …