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How To Tell Your Partner You Want A Divorce

Jacqueline Newman contributes to an article on acknowledging mutual unhappiness when it comes to telling your partner you want a divorce.  You can read the full article HERE.

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New Tax Law Affects Divorce Settlements

Chicago Tribune article discussing how the Tax Cuts and Job Act changed the rules regarding tax deductions in divorce and separation agreements, changes that go into effect as of 2019. Also mentioned are Jacqueline Newman’s books Soon-To Be-Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-To-Be-Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity…

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Five money mistakes that can destroy a marriage

“Get on the same page before trouble brews.” Jacqueline Newman contributes to CNBC’s article on money mistakes that can destroy a marriage.  You can read the full article HERE.

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Jacqueline Newman: Your Different Options for Getting a Divorce

Conscious Millionaire interviews Jacqueline Newman on existing options when getting a divorce.  You can listen to the full audio HERE.  

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Business Insider – Donald Trump Jr.’s Wife Vanessa Filed For Divorce Soon After Getting A Windfall Inheritance

New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman contributes to this Business Insider article discussing the divorce of Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump with potential implications from an inheritance.

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Melania Blows Off Donald Trump in Public Proving Yet Again That Their Marriage Is on the Rocks

Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner with Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, contributes to an article appearing over at The Cheat Sheet on possible implications in the event of Donald and Melania Trump divorcing.  Read the full article here.

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New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Named 2014 New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys by Super Lawyers

By Jacqueline Newman | October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman of the New York law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP has been honored by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the 2014’s New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys for the second year in a row.

Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman’s practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements.

Who gets the dog in a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

They’ve both got a dog in this fight.
In a time when more people have delayed having children and pets are more like offspring, breaking up means worrying about where the dog will live and how the puppy’s expenses are going to be paid.
A survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found 27 percent of attorneys report an increase in pet custody cases over the last five years.

Facebook Divorce Factor

By Jacqueline Newman | October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

KOGO News with Attorney Jacqueline Newman – Facebook Divorce Factor

This Is the Most Popular Age to Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

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…

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

By Jacqueline Newman | April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

Ashley Madison hack: evidence for divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

I imagine a lot of veiled threats will be made following the hacking of marital-affair site Ashley Madison, whether it be via third parties or via inevitable divorcing parties.
Is it legal for a spouse who learns of his/her spouse’s infidelity through this hack to use it in divorce case? Or does it fall under the theory of being fruit from the poisonous tree?

January is ‘divorce month’ — a lawyer and a psychotherapist break down the top signs a marriage is about to dissolve

By Jacqueline Newman | January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Business Insider by Shana Lebowitz January is typically the month when divorce filings begin to spike. 2018 may be an especially popular year for divorce because of impending changes to US tax policy. We spoke to a divorce lawyer and a psychotherapist about the top signs that a marriage is heading for…

Jacqueline Newman Talks Divorce Cases

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Like snowflakes — no two divorce cases are alike because no two people are alike. Everyone comes with their own particular life history and therefore everyone experiences their relationships differently.
One of the biggest problems in the divorce field is that judges have too much discretion when rendering legal decisions

Sociology Specialist: Charles Barkley Is Wrong on Spanking

By Jacqueline Newman | September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former NBA basketball star Charles Barkley came to the defense of Minnesota Vikings football player Adrian Peterson, saying that spanking is something that black parents do in the south, but sociologist Jessica Carbino tells Newsmax TV that spanking is really a “class issue.”

Peterson is accused of child abuse for injuring his son while disciplining him and “using a switch to spank his son,” the star running back’s attorney Rusty Hardin said.

January sees spike in divorce inquiries, lawyers say

By Jacqueline Newman | January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to a recent report, January is the biggest month of the year for couples filing for divorce.
“January is usually seen as divorce month, and part of the reason being is that a lot of people want to start the year off fresh,” Manhattan divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman said. “You’re in the holidays, and the idea of getting a divorce stuffed in your stocking is not something anybody wants.”

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