Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Child Custody Parenting Time and Support Survive the Expiration of a Restraining Order

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Why are restraining orders so important in a domestic violence case surrounding a divorce action? Why should you attend the hearing and fight against a temporary restraining order becoming permanent?  Did you know child custody parenting time and support survive the expiration of a restraining order? A few years ago California’s legislature enacted new laws under the “Domestic Violence Protection …

How does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

How Does Your Previous Standard of Living Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How does your previous standard of living affect spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce case? How will the standard of living be determined in your case? The standard of living enjoyed by the couple during the course of their marriage is one of the key factors when determining the need for and potential amount of spousal support. The general idea …

Establishing the Valuation of a Business in a North County Divorce

Establishing the Valuation of a Business in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is the process for establishing the valuation of a business in a North County divorce? How will a business ownership or an interest in a professional practice be handled in the divorce? These questions are actually quite legally complex and this is why it is important to be represented by Carlsbad divorce attorneys with decades of experience in cases …

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 …

Emails and Texts in Child Custody and Domestic Violence Disputes

Emails and Texts in Child Custody and Domestic Violence Disputes

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are the legal roles of emails and texts in child custody and domestic violence related disputes in a Carlsbad divorce or post-decree matter?  Are they admissible?  The core issue is the level of anger and venom which is too easily communicated in a text or email.  One comment spurs another and before too long things can get out of …

The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Divorce

The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the impact of domestic violence on a divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas or North County San Diego?  Domestic violence can impact many aspects of a divorce in San Diego from child custody and parenting time to spousal support, the division of community property and even the ability to cost-effectively negotiate the terms of your divorce. Domestic violence allegations …

Parenting Plans for Children Older Than 5

Parenting Plans for Children Older Than 5

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What should you be considering when working to develop parenting plans for children older than 5?  Child custody and parenting plans present some of the most consistently difficult challenges for those seeking to divorce in Carlsbad and North County.  The experienced attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP provide sound advice and counsel based upon decades of representation before North County …

Support Your Former Spouse as You Co-Parent

Can You Support Your Former Spouse as You Co-Parent After Your Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Can you support your former spouse as you co-parent following the completion of your divorce?  You may be surprised to learn there is no presumption in North County family law courts that “shared” or “equal” parenting time and child custody are preferred.  Our judges are looking out for the best interests of each child and child custody and parenting time …