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Inside the Pandemic-Era Divorce Boom—and the Windfall It’s Creating for the Art Market

While the news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s split brought the question about how the mega-wealthy divide assets into the public eye, breakup-related business has been quietly gaining momentum in the art world for months. “I imagine that the majority of the divorce agreement has been worked out way before they made their public announcement,”…

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The New Rules of Divorce: COVID-19

Jacqueline Newman, attorney, managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP, and author of the book, The New Rules of Divorce is here to share her expertise and answer the difficult questions as divorced couples navigate this new landscape. Watch the video here.

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Melania Trump Could Get $50m and Custody of Barron If She Divorces Donald

Ms. Newman, a managing partner at the Manhattan law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, told the Mirror that the next 12 months “will be very telling” as to how their marriage plays out. Divorce experts suspect Melania would be in a much more favourable position in the event of a divorce. Read the…

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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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Inside the Pandemic-Era Divorce Boom—and the Windfall It’s Creating for the Art Market

By Jacqueline Newman | May 11, 2021 |

While the news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s split brought the question about how the mega-wealthy divide assets into the public eye, breakup-related business has been quietly gaining momentum in the art world for months. “I imagine that the majority of the divorce agreement has been worked out way before they made their public announcement,”…

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.

Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco – Interview with Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | April 21, 2018 |

Find Jacqueline Newman on the Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco HERE.

Valentine’s Day & Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2020 |

What happens when you are considering divorce (whether in your head or out loud) and February rolls around? If it is still all internal thoughts, you may still go to the card store and spend an extra half hour finding a card that does not overpromise love forever or make claims of soulmates. You may…

Financial abuse in marriage, 3 ways to get divorced, child custody and more

By Jacqueline Newman | February 21, 2016 |

Family law attorney Jacqueline Newman discussed how to keep an inheritance from going to a spouse during divorce, ways women suffer from financial abuse in marriage, and ways social media can hurt during divorce.

Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | April 30, 2019 |

Jacqueline Newman has said parents often will wait until their children are in college to divorce, presuming that they’ll be in a better position to handle it when they’re older. Read the rest of the article at Considerable.

Griffin divorce negotiations no surprise to experts

By Jacqueline Newman | October 5, 2015 |

The highly anticipated divorce trial of billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin and his wife, Anne Dias Griffin, appears headed where most divorce trials end up — in a settlement.

Griffin and Dias Griffin returned to the negotiating table on the day the trial was scheduled to begin.

Why Wealthy Are Different When it Comes to Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | February 17, 2017 |

Divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman talks why this time of year is known as “Divorce Season,” and why the wealthy often have different issues to contend with than others.

NYC LAWYER JACQUELINE NEWMAN – BUSINESS STANDARD – JOLIE PITT DIVORCE

By Jacqueline Newman | September 21, 2016 |

What will happen to the huge combined fortune of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, post their divorce?

American attorney for Family law and divorce, Marilyn Chinitz has estimated that the couple has a combined worth of up to 500 million dollars, reports PeopleMagazine.

While estimates of their earnings vary, celebrity estate attorney Donald David approximates the 52-year-old actor be worth up to 350 million dollars and Jolie up to 275 million dollars.

How to choose a good divorce attorney

By Jacqueline Newman | June 26, 2013 |

One of the most common complaints my clients voice is disappointment with their matrimonial attorneys.  After suffering a breach of trust and having a central relationship deteriorate, divorcees many times find themselves in an unhealthy relationship with one of the most important people in their present life, their attorney.  There are often  issues of miscommunication, mistrust and misunderstanding.  When you are struggling to put your life back together and navigate a world that seems foreign to you, you want to insure that your ‘partner’, your attorney is a good fit.

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