False Accusations of Child Abuse During a Divorce

Standing Up to False Accusations of Child Abuse During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Standing up to false accusations of child abuse during a divorce protects not only your relationship with your children, but your future employment and quality of life as well.  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 …

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County 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 …

Status Quo and Post Divorce Decree Modification in North County

How Violating a Restraining Order Could Affect the Outcome of a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Violating a restraining order could definitely affect the outcome of a divorce case here in Carlsbad.  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?  A temporary restraining order is often issued based simply upon the request of a person, and it will be …

Domestic Violence Affect a Divorce in Carlsbad

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a Divorce in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious issue in many homes in Carlsbad. How does domestic violence affect a divorce including child custody in Carlsbad? Domestic violence requires serious attention and legal action to protect spouses and children while reducing or eliminating the potential for future violence to occur.  Here in Carlsbad an Emergency Protective Order or EPO may be quickly issued, …

What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce

What Impact will Domestic Violence Have Upon My Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What impact will domestic violence have upon my divorce in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista or anywhere in North County San Diego?  What actually constitutes domestic violence?  How will it affect the orders issued by the Court in our case? It is important to understand each case is unique, and the specific circumstances in your case will determine the ultimate impact …

The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Divorce

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 …

Domestic Violence Includes Mental as well as Physical Abuse

Domestic Violence Includes Mental as well as Physical Abuse

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It is important to know domestic violence includes mental as well as physical abuse in a divorce setting.  A recent case published late last year sheds important light on the important issue of domestic violence as it relates to restraining orders, permanent protective orders and ultimately issues such as child custody in a divorce. The case involved the father of …

Domestic Violence Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

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 …