Find Your Independence and Freedom: 3 Things That May be Holding You Back After Divorce

The day that you find out that your spouse wants a divorce can be one of the most heartbreaking (or to some people, the most joyous) days in a person’s life. Regardless, it can shake the very foundation of your life’s structure and routine, and if you’ve been the Chief Domestic Officer of your home, it’s normal to wonder what will come next. It’s natural to go through a gamut of emotions: fear, anger, sadness, ... Read More

4 Tips on How to Build a Winning Resume After Being a Stay-at-Home Parent

You’ve mastered the art of school lunches and you know the last time every nook and cranny in your home has been cleaned, but how does your resume look when you try to apply for a job? Chief Domestic Officers often find they have a hard time gaining employment outside of the home due to the lack of recent work experience, but this doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying the freedom to make your own money after a ... Read More

4 Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Summer Vacation Away from Mom or Dad Who are Sharing Custody

When summer vacation comes around it’s natural for your children to have a mixture of both excitement and apprehension, especially if it’s their first summer after your divorce. After all, they get to be out of school for several months, but also have to navigate a different custody schedule. If you haven’t carefully planned how to best prepare your child for a summer away from you or your former spouse, it might be ... Read More

School’s Out, but the Kids Aren’t Around: 4 Coping and Self-Care Tips for Parents Who Share Custody

Summertime is just around the corner, and with the excitement of school being out of session you might find yourself wondering how to navigate the season without your kids. Custody schedules tend to look a bit different for each family, as children may stay at one home or the other for longer periods of time. Whatever the case may be, you should take the time to focus on you. Thankfully, this time of year gives ... Read More

Separating Fact from Fiction: 6 Common Misconceptions About Divorce

It seems that most people always have advice for others regarding situations they’ve never been in themselves, and divorce is no exception. If you’re thinking about divorce or are already in the middle of one, you probably read and heard things that make you worry. What many fail to realize is that a lot of the advice out there is really just full of fallacies—here are six of the most common misconceptions about ... Read More

Texas Custody and Relocation

Having a child changes your whole world, and if you end up getting a divorce or are separated from your child’s other parent, the details of parenthood will be a little more complex because of custody arrangements. When you are a resident of Texas, parents are awarded joint legal custody unless there has been a history of abuse or violence. This means that both parents have an equal say in the decisions regarding how ... Read More

It’s Not All About Money: 3 Intangible Marital Contributions of Stay-at-Home Parents

Getting a divorce often requires pulling out a calculator and figuring out a fair division of assets and property, making sure that both sides get what they need. But if what if one of the individuals has been a stay-at-home parent and doesn’t have a monetary value to place on their contributions? It can be a tricky situation to work with, so it’s important to not sell yourself short when evaluating the intangible ... Read More

Alexandra Geczi Elected as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation

Alexandra Geczi of Alexandra Geczi PLLC | Family Law has been elected as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation as a result of her outstanding professional achievements and demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system in Texas. Only a fraction of attorneys achieve this honor. Every year, only one-third of one percent of attorneys in the State Bar of Texas are invited to become Fellows. After ... Read More

Hidden Assets and Divorce: 6 Red Flags to Watch For

When your relationship is no longer working and it’s clear that a divorce is on the horizon, many aspects of your life will change. One of the larger topics to think about is how your finances will look after a divorce because you could be potentially facing a huge lifestyle change. It’s crucial that assets from both parties are transparent, because the amount of money available will determine what steps each person ... Read More

The Chief Domestic Officer: What Stay-at-Home Parents Should and Should Not Expect in Their Divorce

As a chief domestic officer, you have tackled how to run your household and know the ins and outs of what daily life looks like. From running the finances to managing the grocery shopping and cooking, you’ve created a sustainable system that meets the needs of you and your children. But what happens when a divorce gets thrown into the mix? Your routines and responsibilities might change quite a bit, so it’s best to ... Read More