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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 custodyThe importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorceWhy both parents…

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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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Another Celebrity Divorce

Nicole Young, wife of musician Dr. Dre, has filed for divorce. The couple married back in 1996 and have 2 children. When a couple has been together for awhile the question comes up, “why now?” and “what happened?” While it’s impossible to tell as the divorce filing listed “unreconcileable differences”, divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shared…

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Of Elections & Divorces

Stress factors in life can carry over into stressing out marriages. That is true for the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic fallout. It can also be true for politics and elections. New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman says divorce rates are likely to increase across the nation as a result of the election. “There…

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Divorce American Style

New York City divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman joins News/Talk WSVA to talk about divorce American style. News/Talk WSVA · JACQUELINE NEWMAN – DIVORCE American Style

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What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’?

Many couples sleep differently and a ‘sleep divorce’ (a married couple not sleeping in the same bed) may counterintuitively help a relationship. New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman explains: “Everyone’s cranky if you don’t get enough sleep—and you take it out on the people who you hold near and dear, most often your spouse.” A…

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Who is MacKenzie Bezos?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

Despite her critical role in founding and growing Amazon, not much is known about MacKenzie Bezos.  Jacqueline Newman, a NYC matrimonial lawyer who works with high-income clients, has said that the divorce will probably be settled privately, and she does not foresee MacKenzie challenging Jeff’s control of Amazon by demanding 50 percent of his stock….

D.C. Lawyer Suing Former Girlfriend For Return Of A $100,000 Engagement Ring

By Jacqueline Newman | September 26, 2018 |

“The wedding band is considered marital property,” says Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner at Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Rodd in New York. “If it’s marital property, it’s subject to division. If you get divorced a month later, she still gets to keep the engagement ring. I often joke with my male friends, ‘Spend more money…

Where Would Melania Trump Go If She Divorced Donald Trump?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 |

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.  

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.

How divorces among the rich differ from middle class divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | June 8, 2015 |

Money makes divorce look a little different.
It is riskier to litigate high income cases in Court because there is less guidance from the law. Much of the statutory law applies to middle to low income families so when you have high income cases, the judges are given great discretion when they structure awards. This leads to inconsistency and therefore great risks as one judge may greatly differ from another.

Is the Upper East Side “wife bonus” a real thing?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 18, 2015 |

Here’s a thing that 1) probably isn’t real and 2) if it is, exists mostly in Manhattan or a future Candace Bushnell series: The “wife bonus.”
New York anthropologist Wednesday Martin, a self-described “cultural critic at large in high heels,” flipped the collective stomach of feminism Sunday with the phrase in a New York Times op-ed. The accompanying illustration shows a man fastening a golden lock around a woman’s neck.

Should You Divorce or Separate?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 8, 2013 |

Ending a marriage is one of the most difficult decisions you can make. But sometimes, taking the in-between step of separation before a full-on split could be the right move for you and your family. Here, real women and divorce experts share which questions to ask yourself before you call it quits for good.

Five Predictions For Divorce In 2019

By Jacqueline Newman | January 6, 2019 |

Divorces will increase in January 2019.  Divorces will also become more difficult to settle. Read those and more predictions from NYC Divorce Lawyer Jacqueline Newman at the full article HERE.

Jacqueline Newman Talks Litigation Challenges for the Wealthy

By Jacqueline Newman | July 10, 2014 |

I often tell my clients that “litigation is a luxury no one can afford.” It does not matter how much money one has; no one should want to spend it on litigation. The greater concern for those with significant incomes is that there are less “rules” for courts to follow. Statutes and case law often address situations of people of more modest incomes. For example, in New York, the statute that governs child support (Child Support Standards Act) caps the parties’ combined parental income at $141,000. If the combined parental income exceeds $141,000, then a court looks to numerous subjective standards to determine the appropriate amount of child support.

On Point: No Fault Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2015 |

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

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