Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

You’ll Need Evidence to Request Changes in Child Support

Pierre Domercq Child Support

You will need evidence to request changes in child support here in Carlsbad.  A recent case has demonstrated the need to bring factual evidence when considering a request to modify existing child support orders.  California Courts require a significant change in circumstances known legally as the “status quo” before agreeing to hear a post decree modification case for child support …

Insight into Spousal Support in Carlsbad and North County

Insight into Spousal Support in Carlsbad and North County

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked for insight into spousal support in Carlsbad and North County.  Unlike California’s child support guidelines, spousal support is much less rigidly defined and therefore more open to dispute and in worst case scenarios litigation. Here are some things to know about spousal support: 1. Spousal support can either be “temporary” or “permanent.”  Permanent may not mean …

Changes Affect Your Ability to Pay Child Support

What Happens When Life Changes Affect Your Ability to Pay Child Support?

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

What happens when life changes affect your ability to pay child support?  What if you lose your job or suffer a major illness?  What if you simply make less money and are unable to meet your child support obligations?  What if the person receiving the support or the parent paying the support has a significant increase or decrease in their …

Temporary Spousal Support Calculated

How is Temporary Spousal Support Calculated in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is temporary spousal support calculated in a North County San Diego divorce case?  What is the difference between a “temporary” order and a “permanent” order and why does this matter? Lets begin with the second question first.  “Temporary” orders are issued by the Judge in your case near the outset of the divorce.  These orders are designed to keep …

raise or lower child support after a divorce

When Can You Seek to Raise or Lower Child Support After a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

When can you seek to raise or lower child support after a divorce?  California family law establishes a specific formula known as the guideline calculation of child support.  Generally speaking, guideline child support is based upon several factors but primarily the income of each parent and the amount of time the child will spend with each party after the divorce.  …

Needed to Modify Child Support in Carlsbad

What is Needed to Modify Child Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

What elements are needed to modify child support in North County San Diego?  Our Family Law Courts will not simply accept every case or hear every request for modification of child support.  Child support orders are contained within the “Settlement Agreement” of your divorce paperwork.  In many cases, the specific verbiage in the agreement establishes the “Status Quo” for both …

Post Divorce Decree Modifications to Child Custody or Spousal Support

Post Divorce Decree Modifications to Child Custody or Spousal Support in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

How do you get spousal support, child support or child custody orders modified after a divorce decree in North County San Diego?  Generally speaking, in order to consider post divorce decree modifications to child custody or spousal support in Carlsbad the Court will be looking for what is legally described as a “significant change in the Status Quo.”  What is …

Changing Child Support Orders After a Carlsbad Divorce Decree

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Changing child support orders after a Carlsbad divorce decree is possible. The experienced post-decree modification attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP have decades of experience before Carlsbad family law courts in these matters. We provide sound advice informed by this experience and our legal skill and expertise. We will first review the orders issued by the judge or magistrate in …

What Constitutes a Change in the “Status Quo” for a Post-Divorce Decree Modification in Carlsbad?

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Are you considering a request to modify 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 Carlsbad are looking for a …