Seeking Temporary Spousal Support in a North County Divorce

How Are Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Awards Determined?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How are temporary and permanent spousal support awards determined in North County San Diego family law courts?  One of the primary factors in spousal support is the “standard of living” enjoyed by the couple during the course of their marriage.  This is established in California family law which gives the court the authority to order one party to pay for …

Disputes Regarding Spousal Support Resolved in a Carlsbad Divorce

Questions about Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked questions about spousal support in a Carlsbad divorce.  For example: “If one party had affairs outside of the marriage will that affect the spousal support that party must pay?” Since California is a “no-fault” divorce state, which assumes all divorces are the result of irreconcilable differences, our courts will not consider extra-marital affairs as part of …

Domestic Violence in a Carlsbad Divorce Case

Domestic Violence in a Carlsbad Divorce Case

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What are the potential impacts of domestic violence in a Carlsbad divorce case?   If you are the victim of domestic violence the experienced Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq work quickly to protect you and your children and seek temporary or permanent protective orders.  Domestic violence can impact everything from spousal support to presence of the abusive spouse …

What is the difference between temporary and permanent spousal support orders in a Carlsbad divorce case?

What is the Difference Between Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Orders

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What is the difference between temporary and permanent spousal support orders in a Carlsbad divorce case?  What do you need to immediately know about temporary orders?  Will temporary orders affect the permanent orders ultimately issued in your case? The party who initially files the divorce petition may request initial orders from the judge regarding matters such as child custody and …

Temporary Spousal Support Calculated

How is Temporary Spousal Support Calculated in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How is temporary spousal support calculated in a North County San Diego divorce case?  What is the difference between a “temporary” order and a “permanent” order and why does this matter? Lets begin with the second question first.  “Temporary” orders are issued by the Judge in your case near the outset of the divorce.  These orders are designed to keep …

A Brief Primer on Child Custody and Parenting Time

A Brief Primer on Child Custody and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

If you are searching for a brief primer on child custody and parenting time in a North County San Diego divorce here are some of the basic pieces you need to know. California family law focuses on two types of child custody: physical custody and legal custody.  Physical custody determines where the child will live and how that will be …

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support in North County San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “Will I have to pay spousal support?”  When the marriage has lasted a long time it is usually modified to include “Will I have to pay spousal support for the rest of my life?” Spousal support is a complex legal issue of divorce.  California’s spousal support laws are quite extensive as is supporting case law.  If …

Concerned about a Gavron Warning in Your Divorce

Should You Be Concerned about a Gavron Warning in Your Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Should you be concerned about a Gavron Warning in your divorce as it pertains to spousal support?  What is the Gavron Warning, and why is this an important issue in many Carlsbad divorce cases?  Under California law the Court may want a recipient of spousal support to become self-sufficient over a period of time and to make reasonable efforts to …