limit to the amount of child support

Is There A Limit to the Amount of Child Support in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Carlsbad and North County is home to many wealthy families. We are often asked if there is a limit to the amount of child support in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? California does not presently place any limits on the amount which can be ordered or negotiated for child support. The standard California child support guideline calculator will take …

When Separate Funds are used for Marital Purchases

When Separate Funds are used for Marital Purchases

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens when separate funds are used for marital purchases prior to a divorce?  This occurs when one of the spouses uses money or assets they had prior to marriage (known as “separate property”) to purchase an asset which is classified as community property in a divorce such as the family home.  How do you protect separate assets from community …

How You Approach Your Divorce

How You Approach Your Divorce has Short and Long Term Consequences

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How you approach your divorce has short and long term consequences you may not be aware of, especially if you have children. The manner with which the parties conduct themselves during the divorce process will have a significant impact on not only their emotional journey through the divorce itself, but their long term happiness as well. Divorce is obviously an …

How Long Does Child Support Continue

How Long Does Child Support Continue after a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

How long does child support continue after a Carlsbad divorce?  How long does a parent carry the responsibility to pay child support in North County San Diego? Child support is designed to cover the normal expenses any parent would bear such as food, clothing, shelter, health insurance/healthcare and other essential needs. There are several factors which go into the calculation …

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Relocating Away From San Diego with the Kids after Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you thinking of relocating away from San Diego with the kids after a divorce? Relocation when existing child custody orders are in place is a complex legal matter. This is why it is important to work with the Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq who have decades of experience in relocation and move away cases in throughout …

managing domestic violence restraining orders

Managing Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

Managing domestic violence restraining orders in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County can have a significant affect on child custody and other aspects of your divorce. The experienced domestic violence and divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq have each represented clients in restraining order cases before North County Family Court for decades. How will this impact your life and your …

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 …