You gave up your career momentum and earning potential in exchange for being the primary caregiver to your children, supporting your husband, and supporting his career. Now you’re facing divorce and wondering what you need to do to protect yourself financially.
The best way to defeat doubt and build confidence is to educate yourself and take action. If you are a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) or a homemaker who is facing a divorce in Texas, there are four key steps you must take now to protect yourself and minimize the financial impact on you and your children.
Four Steps Homemakers Can Take to Protect Themselves in a Divorce
- Be involved with your personal finances.
- Understand the alimony laws of your state.
- Consult with a career counselor or vocational expert.
- Consider a post-nuptial or marital agreement while the marriage is still on good terms.
If you’d like to learn more, our guide to divorce for stay-at-home moms and homemakers explores these steps in more detail. Click below to download a copy of the guide right away.
At Alexandra Geczi PLLC Family Law, we are advocates for women’s rights in the divorce process. Our experienced family law and divorce attorneys are women and mothers themselves who understand your concerns. Contact us today to request your free case evaluation.