Options to Resolve Spousal Support Disputes

Options to Resolve Spousal Support Disputes

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What are some of the available options to resolve spousal support disputes in a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  Spousal support is not as clearly defined in California law as child support, and this can lead to contentious disputes between the parties. There is a spectrum of control, time and cost associated with these disputes.  The fastest and least expensive …

Will Spousal Support Be Enough and How Long Will it Last?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “will spousal support be enough and how long will it last?”  How long does spousal support last in a North County or Carlsbad divorce?  Will it be enough to be able to support a separate household?  Questions of spousal support are not as clearly defined in California law as the child support calculations guidelines.  Therefore, spousal …

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 …

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Awards

How Are Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Awards Determined?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are temporary and permanent spousal support awards determined in North County San Diego family law courts?  One of the primary factors in spousal support is the “standard of living” enjoyed by the couple during the course of their marriage.  This is established in California family law which gives the court the authority to order one party to pay for …

mediation is an effective tool in a divorce

Mediation is an Effective Tool in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

It is important to understand the concept of mediation and why mediation is an effective tool in a divorce.  Mediation is a non-confrontational environment where a neutral impartial experienced mediator works with the parties separately and together along with their attorneys to identify core issues within a dispute, find common ground, identify potential solutions and ultimately craft an agreement based …

Start Thinking About Speaking with a Divorce Attorney

When To Start Thinking About Speaking with a Divorce Attorney

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You’ve been concerned for quite some time now, and it seems things are heading in the wrong direction. When should you start thinking about speaking with a divorce attorney at Burke & Domercq? The key in any potential divorce is information and preparation.  If you wait until you are served with divorce papers by your partner you may already be …

Start Thinking About Speaking with a Divorce Attorney

How to make financial preparations for a Carlsbad divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are wondering how to make financial preparations for a Carlsbad divorce?  Pre-planning and preparation are crucial to the success of any divorce.  This is why it is so important to contact the experienced Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq or call 760-712-3741 to learn more or schedule an appointment if you are considering the end of a marriage. …

Questions about Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Questions about Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked questions about spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce.  For example: “If one party had affairs outside of the marriage will that affect the spousal support that party must pay?” Since California is a “no-fault” divorce state, which assumes all divorces are the result of irreconcilable differences, our courts will not consider extra-marital affairs as part of …