When Life Demands a Change to Your Child Support Order

The ability to create a child support agreement that meets everyone’s needs is always the best scenario when it comes to divorce, and a lot of the time couples can make this happen successfully. But what happens if you’re several years into the agreement and things change in your life, making the current agreement tough to abide by? There are a few life events that can create the need to change a child support order, ... Read More

9 Divorce Considerations for Stay-at-Home Moms

If you're thinking about divorce, below is a quick list of things to consider when contemplating divorce.  Be sure to consult with an attorney about any of these options before acting on them, to ensure they are done in a way that won't backfire on you or get you in trouble. 1) Set up an individual account in your own name at a bank that is different than the one you have joint accounts at with your husband.  And ... Read More

When Love Goes Too Far – How To Protect Yourself From A Stalker

We see it in movies all of the time, where a scorned lover is so hurt that they begin to stalk someone. It looks scary when we see it on a screen, yet when it happens in real life it can be downright terrifying. In the state of Texas, there are specific actions that, when done repeatedly, are considered stalking. With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be a painful reminder for some and can trigger them to engage ... Read More

The Less-Stress Divorce

Getting divorced is oftentimes associated with a great many negatives, including debilitating stress, fatigue, uncertainty, and intense contention. And certainly, there are occasions where those without a strong support system or who lack the appropriate legal guidance will fall prey to these stereotypes. Some people—far too many—even choose to stay in a bad relationship simply for fear of the impact a divorce will ... Read More

Divorcing Your Financial Status Quo

Going through a divorce is a challenging time on multiple fronts. You have to process the sense of loss while digging through paper trails of your married life, attending court, and attempting to reach a divorce settlement. You also have to accept that your financial position will change and prepare accordingly. You’re not just divorcing your spouse: you’re also leaving your financial status quo behind. Getting ... Read More

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