The Continuing Increase in Gray Divorce

The Continuing Increase in Gray Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The continuing increase in gray divorce while the overall divorce rate continues to drop across the United States is quite concerning.  One of the first studies on the matter entitled “The Gray Divorce Revolution: Rising Divorce among Middle-aged and Older Adults” by Susan L. Brown of Bowling Green State University provided interesting insights that definitely match our experience with divorce …

How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

How Long Do You Have to Become Self Sufficient After a Gavron Warning

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How long do you have to become self sufficient after a Gavron Warning?  The “Gavron Warning” is simply an expectation set by the Court during a North County or Carlsbad divorce proceeding and it relates to spousal support.  The Gavron Warning establishes the Court’s expectation the spouse receiving support will become self-sufficient in an appropriate period of time.  We are …

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Are you concerned about spousal support negotiations in a North County divorce?  How is the amount of spousal support determined in a North County or Carlsbad divorce case? Unlike child support, which has specific guidelines established by law, spousal support is much less defined. If the matter is taken before a Judge, the Court will usually consider the lifestyle enjoyed …

Mediation Helps Reduce the Time Cost and Emotional Duress of a Divorce

Mediation Helps Reduce the Time Cost and Emotional Duress of a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation helps reduce the time cost and emotional duress of a divorce.  You have much more control over your divorce in mediation than you would before a judge, so take advantage of the opportunity to manage the process, make some of your own rules and enjoy one of the most beneficial strategies for any divorce: mediation. Why is mediation so …

Status Quo and Post Divorce Decree Modification in North County

What Constitutes a Change in the Status Quo for a Post Divorce Decree Modification in North County?

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Are you considering a request for a post divorce decree modification to child custody or parenting time, spousal support or child support? What is “Status Quo” and how does it affect the likely success of a post-decree modification after a North County or Carlsbad divorce? California family law courts are overloaded, and most courts including the family law courts in …

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the impact of domestic violence in a North County divorce case? Genuine or false allegations of domestic violence can impact several aspects of the divorce including child custody and parenting time as well as spousal support.  If you are found guilty of domestic violence you will in all likelihood be ineligible to receive spousal support. The experienced family …

Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce

How are Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are disputes regarding spousal support resolved in a Carlsbad divorce case? How is spousal support determined in a Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido or Encinitas divorce case? Here in California child support guidelines provide very specific formulas to determine when support is to be ordered and how the amount of support should be calculated. The California family law code does …

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Change is Required to Modify Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What change is required to modify spousal support in Carlsbad? Many people seem to believe spousal support orders are somewhat permanent. It may surprise you to learn the modification of spousal support is becoming more common each year in North County Family Law Courts. Family law Judges and Magistrates often suggest that spousal support is meant to be temporary, although …

Experienced Carlsbad and North County Spousal Support Attorneys

Experienced Carlsbad and North County Spousal Support Attorneys

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How can our experienced Carlsbad and North County spousal support attorneys protect your interests and achieve a better outcome in your divorce case? Spousal support is often one of the most contentious issues within a North County or Carlsbad divorce. Unlike child support which has very specific state guidelines, the judge has much more flexibility when it comes to deciding …