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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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What Would Happen If Melania and Donald Trump Got a Divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2018 |

Originally printed in Town & Country Magazine by Corynne Cirilli Eavesdrop on a steakhouse lunch between divorce attorneys and you’re likely to hear them engaging in their current favorite sport: speculating on the marital arrangement between Donald and Melania Trump. “We love talking about it,” one recently told me. “What’s in the prenup? Did it…

7 Reasons Spouses, Partners Lie About Money

By Jacqueline Newman | February 13, 2020 |

Infidelity does not have to mean the bedroom and can involve finances too. That can be one spouse spending, borrowing, withholding or hiding money without telling their partner. Such financial infidelity can damage a marriage just like any other type. Read the full article on AARP’s website.

Divorce Rates Rise with a Stronger Economy

By Jacqueline Newman | May 7, 2015 |

Arise Xchange host, Andrew Schmertz speaks to Jacqueline Newman, a Family Law Attorney about why divorce rates rise when the economy gets stronger.

On Point: No Fault Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2015 |

Jacqueline Newman Talking about No Fault Divorce, On Point with Tomi Lahren

Jeff Bezos Did Not Have a Prenuptial Agreement

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 |

Jeff Bezos is getting divorced, raising a series of questions from the impact on Amazon’s stock prices and ownership of the Washington Post and other assets.  A prenuptial agreement could have clearly spelled out who gets what, but Jeff Bezos did not have one.  Join divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman and others as they discuss the…

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…

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are Divorcing

By Jacqueline Newman | January 10, 2019 |

One of the world’s wealthiest couples, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos, are splitting up after 25 years of marriage.  Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan divorce lawyer and managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein contributes to The Columbian article on this high profile divorce, adding that the “Bezoses will almost certainly settle the divorce outside of…

Sofia Vergara’s ex writes op-ed about wanting their frozen embryos back

By Jacqueline Newman | April 29, 2015 |

Sofia Vergara’s ex writes op-ed about wanting their frozen embryos back. Legal Analysis with NY Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman

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 |

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…

Ashley Madison Data Breach May Trigger Tsunami of Divorce Filings

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2015 |

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on Bev Smith Show on Empowerment Radio Network

Jacqueline Newman on Nationally Syndicated Bev Smith Show talking Ashley Madison Hack and Prenuptial Agreements

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