Stop Spousal Support if Your Ex Cohabitates or Remarries

Can You Stop Spousal Support if Your Ex Cohabitates or Remarries

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Can you stop spousal support if your ex cohabitates or remarries in the future?  What do you need to know about spousal support today to prevent issues down the road? During the process of a divorce it is quite common for the income of one spouse to be substantially less than the other.  One spouse may have left the workforce …

Request Modification of Your Divorce Decree

Request Modification of Your Divorce Decree

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

How do you request modification of your divorce decree for child custody & parenting time, child support or spousal support?  Why won’t the Court hear every request for these changes? If a change is minor and both parties are in complete agreement you may file a motion requesting the change and approval by the Court.  This simply requires the review …

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I have to pay spousal support?”  When the marriage has lasted a long time it is usually modified to include “Will I have to pay spousal support for the rest of my life?” Spousal support is a complex legal issue of divorce.  California’s spousal support laws are quite extensive as is supporting case law.  If …

What Impact Will an Affair Have Upon Spousal Support

What Impact Will an Affair Have Upon Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What impact will an affair have upon spousal support in an Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad divorce?  We are often asked questions regarding the conduct of the other spouse and the impact it will have upon all aspects of the divorce including: Spousal Support Child Custody and Parenting Time Division of Property and Disposition of the Family Home Most people believe …

Court Order a Stay At Home Mom to Get a Job

Can The Court Order a Stay At Home Mom to Get a Job After a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Can the Court order a stay at home mom to get a job after a divorce?  What is a “Gavron Warning” and what impact can that have upon a spouse who hasn’t worked for several years or who stayed at home to care for the children? Generally speaking, California holds parents equally responsible for providing for their children after a …

North County and Carlsbad Spousal Support Determined

How is North County and Carlsbad Spousal Support Determined?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is North County and Carlsbad spousal support determined?  The determination of spousal support (often referred to as “alimony”) in divorce cases across North County and here in Carlsbad is quite complex.  There are several factors that determine if and when spousal support is to be awarded, and the amount of support itself.  These include but are not limited to: …

How Does Remarriage Affect Child and Spousal Support Payments

How Does Remarriage Affect Child and Spousal Support Payments in Carlsbad and North County?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does remarriage affect child and spousal support payments in Carlsbad and North County family law courts?  What usually happens in these cases? Lets begin with the conversation regarding child support.  California family law was modified in the early 1990’s to specify that the Court cannot consider the income of a new spouse or non-marital partner (i.e. living together) as …