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Legal Master Class: Four Ways To Protect a Business Before or During Divorce

If you own a business and you’re in the midst of a divorce, you need to take several action steps to protect yourself. Or, if you’re about to get married and own a business, you need to make some upfront moves to keep your business out of harm’s way. That’s where Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at…

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Episode 239 – Five Ways That COVID Will Have An Unprecedented Effect On Divorce, With Attorney Jacqueline Newman

Jacqueline discusses the impact of  COVID on divorce around the country and 5 ways COVID-19 will have an unprecedented and historic impact on divorce. Listen to the Blended Family Podcast here.

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My Divorce Transformed My Relationship With Money in the Best Way: ‘Literally Never Felt Better.’

It’s a story that experts hear often enough. Nearly 40% to 50% of married couples in the United States may end up divorced, according to the American Psychological Association (APA)—with money squabbles being one of the most common reasons marriages come to an end, only second to infidelity. And though divorce tends, at least initially,…

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Do You Need A Prenup?

Financial abuse in relationships may be more prevalent than you think. Does that mean that you need a prenup before walking down the aisle? New York City Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman joins The Money Nerd podcast to share some thoughts, including on communication breakdowns and business valuations. Listen here.

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How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce with Jacqueline Newman

At Parent Footprint Dr. Dan interviews divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman. They discuss her new book THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, as well as: The roles of Dads requesting shared and equal custody The importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorce Why…

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Telling Your Wife You Want A Divorce

How exactly do you tell your wife you want a divorce? The conversation can be plagued by verbal minefields. A bad start can also carry through the rest of the eventual divorce process. “I usually will suggest that they start the conversation with a statement such as ‘As you know, I have not been happy…

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America’s Forum | Jacqueline Newman discusses the lower divorce rate among military members

By Jacqueline Newman | March 6, 2015 |

Family law attorney talks about the lower divorce rate among military members, some good news for our battered military personnel, and why it’s happening.

Why Are Baby Boomers Divorcing At Such High Rates?

By Jacqueline Newman | August 21, 2018 |

Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990’s, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. According to Attorney Jacqueline Newman, a New York City based divorce lawyer, one of the challenges, particularly for women in these situations, is that she may not be aware of the…

Can Jon Gosselin Seize Custody of Just One Child From Ex, Kate?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 15, 2015 |

Scandal-magnet reality star Jon Gosselin is making headlines again. The Jon and Kate Plus 8 alum and father of eight is reportedly seeking custody of his daughter Hannah, 11, from ex-wife Kate Gosselin, who has had primary custody of their children since the couple split in 2009. 

During a visit to her father’s digs last month, the tween allegedly told Jon, 38, that she didn’t want to return home to the family’s mansion in Wernersville, Penn., citing “cruelty” from her mother, 40, whom she says is forcing her to film new episodes of their brood’s TLC series Kate Plus 8, according to tabloid reports. 

Brangelina Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 29, 2016 |

The second episode of the Fordham IPLJ Podcast tackles the Brangelina Divorce with a prominent divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. The unthinkable happened last week, when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie decided to split up. Amidst reports of Pitt’s infidelity and possible domestic abuse towards the couple’s children, the IPLJ Podcast attempts to sift through the reports and predict the way the legal split will play out.

Jacqueline Newman Talks Differences Between Mediation and Collaborative Law

By Jacqueline Newman | August 27, 2013 |

What is the difference between mediation and collaborative law?

I tell my clients there are three ways to divorce, via: mediation, collaborative law or litigation. Most people know what litigation is, as litigated cases make for good television and fun sensationalistic articles. However, few people are aware of their other options.

This Is the Most Popular Age to Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | December 13, 2017 |

Originally printed in Bravo TV After walking down the aisle on your wedding day, and saying ‘I Do’ to a lifetime with your partner, the last thing you think about is whether or not your relationship will one day come to an end. But, in the United States alone, about 40 to 50 percent of…

High Net Worth Divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2017 |

New York Matrimonial Lawyer Jacqueline Newman Looks at Unique Challenges in High Net Worth Divorces: Specifically Critical Considerations for the Moneyed Spouse from Child Support to Asset Division.

Jacqueline Newman Reports On The Madonna Custody Case

By Jacqueline Newman | February 3, 2016 |

Madonna is trying to get her son Rocco flown back to the US to live with her. Lawyer Jacqueline Newman talks Piers and Susanna through the custody case.

Jacqueline Newman Discusses the Interdisciplinary Model of Collaborative Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | July 10, 2014 |

One of the things I like best about working in the collaborative divorce model is the interdisciplinary team approach. As I explain to clients, we can bring in a divorce coach (divorce therapist), a financial neutral, and a child specialist—all trained in the collaborative model. I tell my clients, “I am the most expensive player on the team. Why not work with less expensive specialists who do this type of work every single day?”

I think that the reason many couples divorce is that they‎ “stop speaking the same language.” I therefore call the divorce coaches “the translators.”

The GOP Tax Plan Could Make Your Divorce More Expensive

By Jacqueline Newman | November 8, 2017 |

Originally printed in Bloomberg by Tom Metcalf and Christie Smythe President Donald Trump knows first-hand that a divorce — or in his case, two — can be messy and expensive. But if Republican lawmakers get their way, untying the knot could get even more costly for affluent Americans. To help pay for sweeping tax cuts, the…

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