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The average cost of getting divorced is $15,000 in the US — but here’s why it can be much higher

Clients will incur higher attorney fees the longer the divorce takes, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman advises. Read more on Business Insider.

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Jeff Bezos and Robert De Niro lost millions in divorce, here are some common pitfalls you can avoid

Social media tends to complicate divorce, especially if you are using the platform to slam your ex. Social media posts can also be sued as evidence in court proceedings, stated New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read more the full article on FinanceBLVD.

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How to Tell Your Wife You Want a Divorce

New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman offers this, acknowledging that both parties are mutually unhappy can make the conversation easier and less one-sided. Read more on MSN or Fatherly.

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The Complexities of a High Net Worth Divorce

New York high-net-worth divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shares insights from her new book, Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch. Courts have less guidelines to follow in a divorce with high financial assets, allowing a judge to use more of their own discretion. Read the full article on Stop! Corruption.

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Melania Trump: First Lady’s ‘divorce terms’ from Donald revealed? – Shock claim

Melania Trump most likely requested a larger sum of money in her prenuptial agreement upon Donald Trump’s presidential victory. If the couple does divorce, Melania’s life will be very different, said New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read the full article at the Express.

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Melania Trump, Donald Trump marriage: Former White House staff suggests divorce is possible if President loses in 2020

Many are speculating that a Trump divorce may be in the future. New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman adds that Melania Trump may have demanded a change that would increase her assets in her prenuptial agreement before the President’s election victory. Read more on the EconoTimes.

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Where Would Melania Trump Go If She Divorced Donald Trump?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Get answers from Jacqueline Newman over at The Cheat Sheet on what would happen to Melania Trump in the event she and Donald Trump got divorced.  That includes real estate, custody issues and other questions.  

Who Gets Custody of the Family Dog?

By Jacqueline Newman | August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

When couples split, custody is one of the hardest issues they have to resolve. And that goes for dogs and other furry family members as much as for children.

Formosa Hsu and her ex-partner Joseph, who did not have kids, spent years in mediation to decide how to split the time of their little beagle mix Pupineya, whom they had adopted when he was 3 months old.

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?

Think long term when divorcing in 20s, 30s

By Jacqueline Newman | March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Millennials are waiting longer to get married, and by the time they do, they are established in their careers, traveled and already even bought a house – together or separately.
This extra life experience could be one of the reasons the divorce rates have been falling, at least for new marriages.

Celebrity Divorce: The KiddChris Show 1027 WEBN

By Jacqueline Newman | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on The KiddChris Show 1027 WEBN – CIN. OH discussing celebrity divorce.

Being Rich May Increase Your Odds Of Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did you know that making more money can also increase the chance that you get divorced?  Jacqueline Newman contributes to the full article at CNBC, which you can read HERE.  Here is a short excerpt: In addition, the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours, noted Jacqueline Newman, the managing…

Don’t Vent on Facebook or Twitter during Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

During a divorce, no good can come from bad-mouthing your spouse on Twitter or Facebook.
Lawyers.com journalist Ed Alpern reports on how the tools of discovery in matrimonial cases have evolved. In the past, divorce attorneys gathered information using subpoenas for witnesses and documents. But now attorneys do a lot of investigation online.

Jacqueline Newman on the San Bernardino shooter’s friend being indicted

By Jacqueline Newman | December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A divorce attorney with Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP joins The Hard Line for the Water Cooler segment. They discuss the friend of the San Bernardino shooters being indicted for buying them the weapons they used in the attack and a group of students at a Pennsylvania college submitting a list of demands to the dean including renaming a building so that it doesn’t ‘sound’ racist.

Short Take: Do This Now – Crucial First Steps to Take If You Are Considering Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman joins the panel to talk about steps to take before getting a divorce.

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.

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