Needed to Modify Child Support in North County

What is Needed to Modify Child Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

What elements are needed to modify child support in North County San Diego?  Our Family Law Courts will not simply accept every case or hear every request for modification of child support.  Child support orders are contained within the “Settlement Agreement” of your divorce paperwork.  In many cases, the specific verbiage in the agreement establishes the “Status Quo” for both …

Understanding Spousal Support in North County San Diego

Understanding Spousal Support in North County San Diego

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Understanding spousal support in North County San Diego requires experience and a thorough understanding of California family law.  Spousal support is much less of a formula-driven process than child support here in North County San Diego and throughout California.  Judges have a much broader discretion as to when or if spousal support is to be awarded.  The experience and expertise …

The Value of Mediation in a North County San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is the value of mediation in a North County San Diego divorce? Mediation is an effective tool to resolve areas of disagreement between the parties in many divorce cases. Mediation can reduce the emotional toll and stress associated with a divorce and in some cases significantly reduce the cost and time necessary to complete a divorce. Mediation is a …

Planning and Sound Counsel are Keys to Divorce in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Have you reached the point where you are considering the end of your marriage? Planning and sound counsel are keys to divorce in North County. The experienced and proven divorce and family law attorneys at Burke & Domercq provide our clients with a sound understanding of the process, and advice which is informed by decades of experience before the family …

How to Manage Relocation With Children After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Is it possible to move out of the area or out of state with your children after a divorce? While this may absolutely be possible and in the best interests of the child(ren) you should never do so without the advance written orders or consent of the court. Here in North County San Diego, our Superior Court in Vista maintains …

How is Spousal Support Determined in North County San Diego

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is spousal support determined in North County San Diego? Is there a specific calculation method to determine the amount and duration of spousal support in North County? California has very specific guidelines for the calculation of child support during a North County San Diego divorce, but spousal support is less formatted under California law. There are many “factors” which …

Recent Study Shows Dads Playing a More Active Role After Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The Pew Research Center conducted a recent study which reveals the role of a father has greatly expanded over the past few decades. The study also showed that fathers identified their role as a parent to be a central component of their identify. “‘Dad’ is my favorite title!” The study showed 46 percent of fathers report they find raising their …

Why Should You Take Immediate Legal Action if Your Ex Moves with the Kids?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Why is it important for you to immediately contact Burke & Domercq if your former spouse moves away with your children? Child custody cases involving move aways and relocations have significantly increased n the past several years. How do you protect your parenting rights when your children have been moved out of the area or out of state without the …