Preparing for a Gray Divorce in San Diego - Protect What’s Important

Preparing for a Gray Divorce in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What do you need to know about preparing for a gray divorce in San Diego?  “Gray Divorce” is a relatively recent phenomenon and applies to a divorce where both spouses are over the age of 50.  A recent Pew Research Institute study shows an increase of 100% in gray divorce since 1990. Those who are preparing for a gray divorce …

Income Earned During Your Marriage is Usually Community Property

Income Earned During Your Marriage is Usually Community Property

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What are some of the implications of divorce when it comes to your finances?  From an earnings perspective, income earned during your marriage is usually community property unless you have a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement which states otherwise.  Anything which was purchased, earned, contributed to or signed for from the date of the marriage until the date of separation will …

Dividing Retirement in a San Diego Divorce - California Family Law

Dividing Retirement in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a Carlsbad Divorce? Dividing retirement in a San Diego divorce begins with the requirement for all retirement accounts such as 401k or pension plans to be divided equally based upon community property laws.  However, social security is considered “separate” property in a Carlsbad or Oceanside divorce and cannot be divided …

Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad - Custody - Business - Support

Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You’ve probably had several discussions with your spouse (and countless reflections within your own mind and heart) about the possibility of a divorce.  In some cases, one party is surprised when they are served divorce papers by the other.  One thing is certain: if you are considering ending your marriage you need to give consideration to the steps to prepare …

What Happens to Retirement Plans in a Divorce in a San Diego

What Happens to Retirement Plans in a Divorce in a San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

What happens to retirement plans in a divorce in San Diego?  What happens to Social Security benefits in your divorce? There are many different types of retirement plan vehicles including defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) as well as public employee retirement systems such as CALPers and CalSTRS.  Defined contribution plans are a specific account with …