Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

The following blog was originally published by Natalie Gregg on The Huffington Post – Divorce. Your spouse was the person who completed you, who finished your sentences and who was the first you told of any major change. For so … Continue reading

Father’s Rights in Divorce: Myths and Facts

In my family law practice, the vast majority of the fathers whom I have represented want to remain actively involved as parents after their divorce has been settled. Very few want to sever ties with their children, even when they … Continue reading

Texas Lawyer includes The Law Office of Natalie Gregg in 2013 Guide

Thank you to Texas Lawyer for including The Law Office of Natalie Gregg in the second edition of their 2013 Boutique and Practice-Specific Law Firm Guide. According to the magazine: We used the following guidelines when producing this guide: A … Continue reading

Top 10 Ways to Avoid an Expensive Divorce

Most of our prospective want to know “How much does a divorce cost?” — and we tell them that the answer is really up to them and their spouse. Here are ten things that you can do to minimize the … Continue reading

How the Top 10 Assets are Divided in Divorce

We live in a community property state of Texas where the “inception of title” rule determines that everything accumulated from the date of marriage until the date of divorce is characterized as community assets … with the exception of gift, devise or … 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

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

Top 10 Things to Do Before you File a Family Case

1. Take down any offensive information from social networking sites. MySpace, Facebook and personal blogs are your public face. Your status of “married/single” or “looking for love” could be the lynch pin in a divorce action with allegations of infidelity. … Continue reading

Intentionally underemployed, or just a bad economy?

With an unemployment rate nationally at its highest in years, it’s getting harder and harder to discern whether underemployment is a viable theory of recovery amidst this recession. Intentional underemployment almost sounds like a criminal act- it harkens back to … Continue reading

Cheating: forgive and forget or just leave?

Some betrayals are easier to forgive than others. Cheating on a significant other is more of a roadblock than a speedbump. But with the numbers hovering at lifetime infidelity rates at 25 percent for men and 15 percent for women, … Continue reading