Reclaiming Your Strength: Making the Mental Shift from Victim to Survivor

It happened to you, and it wasn’t your choice. But as a survivor of infidelity or domestic violence, you do have a choice about how you shape your future. Although infidelity and domestic violence don’t always occur simultaneously, it can happen.  This is mainly because both acts involve poor levels of self-control and respect for women. Unfortunately, a lot of women blame themselves for their partner’s ... Read More

Get your pumpkins in a row and live the life you were meant to live!!

October is our anniversary! 9 years ago, I ventured forth into the great unknown, J.D. in hand, and hung out my shingle. I had no plan, and I winged a lot of it. I crashed and burned a few times because of that. As horrible as some of that was, I learned a great deal. One of the things I learned was the importance of having a PLAN. That same lesson is what we share with our clients today. Having a PLAN will go a ... Read More

New Beginnings: 4 Positive Ways You Can Support a Friend Going Through a Divorce

When a close friend is going through a divorce, it can be difficult to know what to say and do to support them. Even if the end of the marriage is clearly the best outcome for an unhappy relationship, emotions are probably running high and it can be difficult to find the right words or gestures of support. Don’t let trepidation silence you. Ask anyone who’s been through a divorce and they will tell you that ... Read More

How to Help Your Kids Transition Into Two Homes After Your Divorce

When parents divorce, the household is also divided. Your kids now have two homes: yours and that of your former spouse. While this change can be upsetting, as children don’t generally welcome disruptions to their routines, there are ways that you can put the experience in a positive and even exciting light before, during, and after the divorce. Get the Children Involved When the new home is being established, ... 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

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