Why is The Length of the Marriage Important in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Why is The Length of the Marriage Important in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is the length of the marriage important in a Carlsbad divorce?  California Family Law presumes a marriage which lasted longer than 10 years to be of long duration.   Two of the primary issues associated with the length of the marriage are spousal support and the division of community property. Spousal support is designed to provide additional financial resources to …

Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Three Continuing Impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Family Law

There are three primary continuing impacts of COVID-19 on Family Law in Carlsbad: child custody and parenting time, the decision to divorce as well as issues of support. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges of COVID-19 has been the impact on existing child custody and parenting time agreements and orders.  The demands of closed schools, remote learning or partial schedules …

How Does the Marital Standard of Living Affect a Carlsbad Divorce

How Does the Marital Standard of Living Affect a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How does the marital standard of living affect a Carlsbad divorce?  The Family Court in a divorce case will consider the “status quo” prior to the end of the marriage.  The status quo includes the lifestyle the couple had enjoyed prior to filing for divorce. Once the divorce is completed, the income and assets which once supported a single household …

Will the Parent With the Higher Income Get More Child Custody in a San Diego Divorce?

Will the Parent With the Higher Income Get More Child Custody in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Will the Parent with the higher income get more child custody in a San Diego divorce?  This is one of the questions we are often asked by parents who are concerned about child custody and parenting time during and after their divorce. The Court will take all things into consideration when it comes to child custody and parenting time.  The …

Post Divorce Decree Modifications to Child Custody or Spousal Support

Post Divorce Decree Modifications to Child Custody or Spousal Support in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

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