Family Law Dallas

Finding Freedom in 2021

By Admin User / January 14, 2021

Just as a new year can be a fresh start, so too can a divorce. Finding freedom from a bad marriage can actually be the beginning of a transition to the life you want to lead, rather than the end. In the past, January was often referred to as the divorce month. Historically, the divorce…

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Barriers to Divorce #4: Financial Security

By Admin User / December 21, 2020

Concern about financial security following divorce is one of the biggest reasons many women stay in a bad marriage. The financial responsibility of maintaining a lifestyle, affording a nice home, and raising then sending kids to college can be daunting, not only for stay-at-home moms but for working women as well. Financial concerns should not…

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Supreme Court of Texas’s Proposed Changes Take Effect January 1

By Admin User / December 16, 2020

If you are considering divorce or some other legal action but planning to wait until the New Year to file, you may want to rethink that decision. The Supreme Court of Texas recently proposed changes to our evidentiary rules that will affect deadlines, expert witness procedures, and more. While the Supreme Court of Texas has not confirmed…

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Co-Parenting & Coronavirus

By Admin User / March 26, 2020

As the coronavirus situation unfolds, the need for parents to come together for the best interest of their children is even greater. Parents who have separated or are divorced and who are trying to navigate the new norm may need help from outside experts to reach agreements. In Texas, we have parenting facilitators and parenting…

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Coronavirus, Shelter-in-Place, and Exchanges – Update

By Admin User / March 26, 2020

by Alexandra Geczi and James V. Esh There have been a lot of different jurisdictions issuing different orders related to “shelter-in-place” orders.  The restrictions in these orders vary between jurisdictions. These local orders can be confusing for parents who have custody orders and how those orders impact those orders.  Regardless, the Texas Supreme Court has…

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2019 Best Lawyers Award

By Admin User / September 17, 2019

Alexandra Geczi PLLC is thrilled to announce that Alexandra Geczi has been selected to the 2019 Best Lawyers list in Family Law Mediation! Best Lawyers uses a peer-reviewed, multi-phase selection process to identify the best lawyers in Texas and the United States. While this award is an honor, it is also recognition of our commitment to excellence…

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Child Support Guideline Update- What You Need to Know

By Admin User / September 5, 2019

The Office of the Attorney General recently announced that the guideline cap for child support has been raised. Per the Texas Family Code, the guideline cap is adjusted every six years to account for inflation. Using the consumer price index, this year’s adjustment brings the cap from $8,550 to $9,200 beginning September 1, 2019. This…

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Separating Fact From Fiction: 6 Common Misconceptions About Divorce

By Admin User / January 26, 2018

It seems that most people always have advice for others regarding situations they’ve never been in themselves, and divorce is no exception. If you’re thinking about divorce, or you’re already in the middle of one, then you have probably read and heard things that make you worry. What many fail to realize is that a…

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A New Year, a New You: 4 Ways to Take Charge of Your Life After a Divorce

By Admin User / January 10, 2018

Divorce is often viewed as a synonym for loneliness, loss, and failure, but this generalization overlooks the fact that it can also lead to empowerment and growth. If you were in an unhappy marriage for years or even decades, and you finally filed for divorce, then let 2018 be the year that you leave the…

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Class Ceiling: Is Private Tuition Payable in a Texas Divorce?

By Admin User / August 20, 2017

When it comes to child support, Texas uses a standard support formula referenced in the Texas Family Code. In 2017, there was a ceiling of $8,500 on the amount of child support that can be calculated, and the presumed maximum amount for one child is 20% or $1,700. It doesn’t matter if you have custody…

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