“My unmarried wife can take our baby and leave town and I have no legal say in the matter?”

Pierre Domercq Paternity

It may surprise many North County San Diego residents to learn that more than half of the children born in the United States today come into a family with unmarried parents. The norms have changed, and couples are tending to live together before entering into marriage. This presents an important legal challenge for the unmarried fathers of children born in …

Is Mediation a Strategy You Should Consider

Pierre Domercq Mediation

While the public perception of the process of a divorce has come a long way in recent years, there is still a lot of association with the heated arguments and expensive and time consuming litigation. While there are times when the right decision is to take a part of the matter before the court, the Carlsbad divorce attorneys at Burke …

What are “Temporary” or “Interim” Orders in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What are “temporary” or “interim” orders in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Once a divorce case has been filed and the “respondent” is served copies of the paperwork there is often an initial hearing to establish temporary or interim child support and spousal support payments. These findings may also extend to community property and child custody and parenting time …