Why Collaborative Law Makes Sense: “A Better Way to Untie the Knot”

The words graceful, healthy and divorce do not go together. The first words clients use to describe the process of divorce are typically words of war: FIGHT, CUSTODY BATTLE, and WINNING. I would like to present a concept to you … Continue reading

The Top Three Concerns of Divorcing Moms

As a working mother, I understand that the parenting responsibilities placed on a mom are often substantially different than those borne by the father. While our society has mostly embraced women in the workplace, it continues to place the majority … Continue reading

Top Ten Questions Asked at First Consult for Divorce

One of the heaviest doors to open is the one that leads into your first meeting with a divorce lawyer. In addition to all of the emotional stress that you carry, there are a seemingly endless number of questions that … Continue reading

How long does it take to get divorced in Texas?

“When will this thing be over?” If you find yourself asking your attorney “are we THERE yet?,” you need to know whether the delay is being caused by your lawyer, the other party, the other lawyer, or just the process. … Continue reading

What to Expect (and what not to) in Family Law

What to Expect …                                                                         … Continue reading

Top Ten Common Myths in Family Law

Download this entire document as a PDF here. 1. I want “full custody” of the children. In Texas, the magic legal words are “conservatorship” and “access.” Conservatorship is the bundle of rights and duties that accompany being a parent; for … Continue reading

Timeline for Procedures in Family Law

Timeline for Procedures in Family Law by Natalie Gregg Download this entire document as a PDF here (). File the petition or request for relief- Your attorney goes to the courthouse, pays the filing fee and asks the court for … Continue reading

You can love your kids or hate your spouse- but you can’t do both

Headlines this week: “Woman arrested for parental alienation in New York.” Mom, who had primary custody of her two daughters, was accused of programing her children to hate their father. Mom made the father come to her driveway for Hanukkah … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions

Next year, I resolve to be..thinner, healthier, more budget conscious? Instead, what about to be a better co-parent? Challenge yourself in the new year to work with your ex to support your children financially, emotionally, spiritually and to respect the … Continue reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of Testifying in a Family Case

While the “Law and Order” or Denny Krane cross-examination is the stuff television audiences crave, judges do not revel in drama. As the one in the hot seat, certain courtroom decorum is appropriate and can make or break your case. … Continue reading