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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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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.  

Family Law Q&A With Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | November 1, 2014 |

Watch Jacqueline Newman, a top matrimonial and divorce attorney in New York, answer your legal questions on matrimonial and divorce law.

January is Divorce Month – on This Morning

By Jacqueline Newman | January 8, 2015 |

January is Divorce Month. Analysis with Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman, Managing Partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein on This Morning with Gordon Deal Radio.

Jacqueline Newman on CNBC Radio

By Jacqueline Newman | May 4, 2015 |

On The Brink Morning Show, Jacqueline Newman talks about why bad mouthing your spouse on Twitter & Facebook during divorce is a bad idea‎.

You’ve Got This: How to Find Support Before, During & After Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | March 7, 2019 |

Welcome to the DWC—a.k.a., the Divorced Women’s Club. Ultimately, the Divorced Women’s Club is one no one ever wanted to join. However, it—is also true that while the price of membership is steep, great friendships can be made and support can be realized simply by acknowledging you have become a member. Therefore, start looking to…

Jacqueline Newman on the Larry O’Connor Show

By Jacqueline Newman | March 18, 2020 |

The coronavirus presents many challenges for our society, that includes pressure on marriages. Listen to Jacqueline Newman discuss the situation on the Larry O’Connor show below.

Kids, no kids? One or four? When couples disagree

By Jacqueline Newman | August 20, 2012 |

“I wanted to have a child and she ultimately didn’t,” Budd said. “She said she just felt like she didn’t have maternal feelings.”

Far less has landed couples in divorce court, but the Burke, Va., couple — he an editor and she a nurse — made it through. Budd, now 46, said he gave up the parenting dream and channeled his fatherly feelings into volunteer work on behalf of poor kids all over the world, trips his wife came along on a couple of times.

7 Mistakes Couples Make In the First Year Of Marriage, According To Divorce Lawyers

By Jacqueline Newman | March 2, 2017 |

Ask any couple you know and most of them will exhale a sigh of relief once the wedding planning process is completely over. In fact, after so much chaos bundled into one 24-hour day (or OK, 72-hour weekend), most twosomes look forward to settling into their married, normal life and back into the routines that brought them closer as a couple — like ya know, watching Netflix and not worrying about seating arrangements. But once that stressful, yet romantic, period has come to a close, relationships also focus another challenge: the first year of marriage.

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.

What Is It Like To Get Divorced In A Pandemic?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 16, 2020 |

Jacqueline Newman, author of The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness has clients who have put a pause on divorce during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a highly unusual situation with impacts not only on businesses and career, but also on marriages and personal relationships. Read the full article…

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