1. JUDGMENT TO EQUALIZE PROPERTY DIVISION

    What if my spouse fails to pay the debt he or she was supposed to pay? Sometimes, when negotiating a property division, the only reasonable way to divide the debt is for one party to promise to pay debt and to pay the other party a sum of money.  In a Final Decree, this promise to pay is set out in…Read More

  2. DEBT & DIVORCE IN TEXAS

    How would you address your debts in a divorce? In today’s economy, debt is becoming a greater concern for couples, particularly for couples facing divorce.  Most commonly couples incur debt through the use of credit cards, student loans, car loans, and medical bills.  In a divorce, the question …Read More

  3. SPLITTING ASSETS

    How do you want to split this stuff? Bank Accounts For a property division to be enforceable, the Final Decree of Divorce must be fairly specific about the asset being divided.  But because the Final Decree is a public record document, listing bank accounts and their balances can pose certain priva…Read More

  4. ALEXANDRA GECZI SELECTED A SUPER LAWYER

    Congratulations to Alexandra Geczi for being selected as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2014.  Alexandra has been selected for this honor four of the last five years.  Selections are based on nominations from other attorneys and are awarded to only 2.5% of the attorneys in Texas.  We are ho…Read More

  5. THE TEXAS DIVORCE PROCESS – PART 3 OF 3

    Once the parties have gathered sufficient information about the case, then it is time to consider settlement efforts.  Most family law cases tend to settle, sometimes even on the day or eve of trial.  Settlement efforts can be as informal as email exchanges or phone calls between attorneys, or mor…Read More

  6. THE TEXAS DIVORCE PROCESS – PART 2 OF 3

    Most divorces are not completely uncontested.  For those situations, there is a general order of procedures.  In some cases, parties will need temporary orders.  Temporary orders set the “ground rules” for the divorce.  They establish who will get to live in the house, who will pay the bills…Read More

  7. THE TEXAS DIVORCE PROCESS – PART 1 OF 3

    To begin a divorce, one of the parties to the marriage must file a Petition for Divorce.  That person is called the Petitioner, and the person who will be responding to the petition is called the Respondent.  The Petitioner must give notice to the Respondent that a petition has been filed.  This …Read More

  8. WHAT CONSTITUTES A MARRIAGE IN TEXAS?

    What is a ceremonial marriage? A ceremonial marriage is different from a common-law marriage and is often referred to as a “formal” or “licensed” marriage.  For a valid ceremonial marriage, a couple must obtain a marriage license from the county clerk in any county in Texas and participate …Read More

  9. AVVO CONGRATULATES ALEXANDRA GECZI

    Congratulations to Alexandra Geczi for being rated “Excellent” by Avvo.com.  This rating recognizes Alexandra as a leader in her field, and highlights key values that helped her get there: Honorable character Wide spread credibility Meeting high standards Exposure within the legal community Rec…Read More