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

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

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