Alexandra Geczi to Speak at the 8th Annual Law Practice Management Seminar

Attorney Alexandra Geczi will be speaking on hiring and firing employees at the 8th Annual Law Practice Management Seminar presented by the Collin County Bar Association on January 26th in McKinney, Texas. See the flyer below and click here to register. ... Read More

3 Steps to a Successful Divorce

Many people accept the status quo because they don’t think they can change their life.  They get accustomed to living in survival mode instead of thriving, often without realizing it.  For those trapped in toxic relationships, this can be especially true. Women are particularly susceptible to remaining in bad marriages because they can’t envision a future beyond that.  They often fear divorce and not having enough ... Read More

A Brief Q&A on Standard Possession Orders for Texas Parents

The majority of Texas custody orders include a standard possession order (SPO) that specifies the time each parent will spend with the child. This order is the required custody and visitation schedule when you and your former spouse can’t agree on one of your own. It indicates, among other things: Where the child will spend the holidays; Where exchanges will take place; Special provisions for parents who ... Read More

An Introduction to Texas Grandparents’ Visitation Rights

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of their grandchildren. NBC’s Today show presented evidence that 54% of parents believe that their children spent more time with grandparents than they did when they were young. An estimated 22% of grandparents see their grandchildren on a daily basis, and one in 10 sets of parents rely on grandparents for daily child care. With such close connections in place, it ... Read More

What Every Couple Needs to Know About Divorce in Texas

The decision to end your marriage by filing for divorce is one of the most stressful and challenging actions you may ever have to make. You know it’s the right thing to do, but the concept can be so overwhelming that you don’t know where to begin. Every state has its own divorce laws, so to avoid unpleasant surprises or mistakes that can jeopardize your case, it is important to understand the guidelines and ... Read More

What to Consider When Developing a Fair Visitation Schedule

When you and your spouse divorce in Texas and children are involved, a judge will issue a custody order that includes a visitation schedule. It may be based on a Standard Possession Order, a custom schedule that the parents create, or special requirements for children under the age of three. The option you go with will depend on your child’s needs (as well as their age) and the willingness of your spouse to create an ... Read More

Take Control: 4 Ways Women Can Prepare for Life After Divorce

When your marriage gets to that point where you know the end is in sight, you’ll likely be facing a variety of emotions. For many women, one of the most difficult feelings is that of uncertainty. Looking toward a future where all your plans need to change can seem overwhelming. While it may not be easy, there are ways that you can take control and prepare now for your life after divorce. The following actions ... Read More

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10 Factors Courts May Look at When Determining Custody

Clients often ask, "How do I prove to the Court that I'm the better parent?"  When dealing with custody issues, I encourage my clients to keep in mind that the Court will focus on what's best for your children, not about which parent "wins" or "loses".  So I would reframe the question; perhaps, "How can I show the Court that I've been a great parent?" may be a better choice of words. You should work with your ... Read More

5 Ways You Can Save Money in Your Divorce

5 Ways to Save Money in a Divorce You can hire one attorney to draft the paperwork, with the understanding that the attorney represents just one or neither of you. Use a mediator to help you and your spouse work through your issues.  Visit our mediation page to learn more about the process. Collect and organize records or other documents for your lawyer, instead of your lawyer or the lawyer's staff doing ... Read More