Financial Issues of Spousal Support

Thinking Through the Financial Issues of Spousal Support Before a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Thinking through the financial issues of support before a divorce and pre-planning prior to filing make a significant difference in the outcome of your case.  Many people are contemplating their life and their options regarding the end of a marriage at this time of year.  Historically, divorce filings are heaviest in the first 3 months of a year.  That means …

Who Files for Divorce First

Does it Really Make a Difference Who Files for Divorce First?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked questions such as “does it make a difference who files for divorce first?” or “what happens if my spouse files first?”  No one should be in a hurry to file divorce papers.  There may be urgency to file in cases involving domestic violence, criminal activity or other abuse where emergency restraining orders may be required, but …

What is the Reason to Legally Establish Paternity

What is the Reason to Legally Establish Paternity

Pierre Domercq Paternity

What is the reason to legally establish paternity in North County San Diego?  Doesn’t marriage or completing the forms at the hospital and getting my name on the birth certificate legally establish me as the baby’s father? California law presumes if a child is born to a married couple, they are legally established as the baby’s parents.  If the husband …

A Proven Cost Effective Strategy for a Carlsbad Divorce

Cost Effective Strategies for a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are some cost effective strategies for a Carlsbad divorce?  Many Californians attempt to file their own divorce, but more than half of these wind up hiring an attorney to complete the process.  There are simply too many details to resolve, and every aspect of the settlement agreement, parenting plan, support payments and distribution of retirement accounts must be accurate …

The Purpose of Mediation in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Mediation And how Can it Help in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is mediation and how can it help in a Carlsbad divorce?  Mediation is a cost effective and timely alternative to resolving differences in a Carlsbad divorce, child custody & visitation, child support, spousal support or family law dispute through litigation in a Court of Law. Mediation is designed to bring the parties in a family law dispute together in …