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Natalie Gregg is Texas family lawyer, entrepreneur, mother of two and advocate of healthy family relationships. She owns her own practice, The Law Office of Natalie Gregg, a family law litigation firm which is focused on client-based results both in the courtroom and out. She is one of Texas Monthly’s SuperLawyers 2012 Rising Star (rated by her peers as a top 2.5% rating in Texas.) Natalie Gregg is a trained mediator, collaborative lawyer and blogger on family law issues. Her favorite quote: “You can love your kids or hate your spouse, but you can’t do both.”

Website: http://NatalieGregg.com
Twitter: @greggnatalie

Entries by Natalie Gregg

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 10:47 AM

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 long, your cocoon of love protected you, inspired you and was enough.

But everything is different today.

Today, you woke up bleary eyed...

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The 'F' Word in Family Law

(2) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 3:55 PM

2013-11-29-oops.jpgThere are times in family law when we try to avoid the "F" word -- FAIR.

When you go before the judge, what is fair and just sometimes does not translate through the law.

Example:
Mom (Ashley) goes...

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Give Me My Ring Back! (Who Gets the Wedding Rings in a Divorce?)

(23) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 3:36 PM

Divorce is the last thing on your mind when spending serious cash on a sparkly sign of DeBeers-style love. Sadly, although diamonds are a girl's best friend, many guys want to take that friend away when they decide that divorce is on the horizon.

As a

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Man's Breast Friend: Who Pays for Plastic Surgery in Divorce?

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 11:49 AM

In my practice as a family lawyer in Dallas, TX, I have heard some pretty outlandish claims about what divorcing spouses expect to receive through a divorce. But one of the recent...

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Top Three Concerns of Divorcing Moms

(4) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 10:31 PM

As a working mother as well as a family lawyer, I understand that the parenting responsibilities placed on a mom are often substantially different from those born by the father. While our society has mostly embraced women in the workplace, it continues to place...

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Viagra And Divorce: Is There A Link?

(405) Comments | Posted April 12, 2013 | 1:52 AM

If you aren't having sex with your husband and yet your medication list at the pharmacy (or on your health insurance records) indicates that your spouse is taking erectile dysfunction pills such as Viagra, chances are he may be cheating.

Conversely, if you can't keep up in...

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Father's Rights In Divorce: Myths and Facts

(106) Comments | Posted March 22, 2013 | 2:04 PM

In my practice as a divorce lawyer, 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 cannot stand the sight of their...

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Top Five Questions Asked About Divorce

(57) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 12:30 AM

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 fill your mind about the path that you are about...

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High-Tech Cheating: Affairs In The Age Of Facebook

(150) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 2:05 AM

Cheating is easier than ever before. It was a much greater logistical challenge before we had texting, Facebook and the ability to place online personal ads on Craigslist or Backpage.

Now, after a moment of spousal neglect or a fight, you can reunite with a long-lost girlfriend from high school,...

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Top Ten Things To Tell Your Lawyer In The First Consultation

(10) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 12:30 PM

No one likes to air their dirty laundry. This is especially true in family law, when every seemingly forgotten mistake from your past can be used by the other side to build a case against you.

However, as a family lawyer, I would much rather hear about the skeletons in...

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How To Tell Your Children About Divorce In Ten Steps

(8) Comments | Posted August 23, 2012 | 12:30 PM

There are few harder moments in parenthood than telling your kids that it's over between mommy and daddy.

As a divorce attorney, I have seen hundreds of families struggle over how to break this news to their children. The process should involve calculated timing by the parents, a scripted...

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Divorce Readiness Questionnaire

(392) Comments | Posted August 4, 2012 | 2:20 PM

I am a family lawyer, but I don't sell divorce. I often hear something like this from prospective
clients:

"I'm not sure that I want a divorce. Things have been bad for a while, but I am still hanging on. Sometimes I feel like it is over, but then...

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