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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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Jacqueline Newman, Divorce Attorney

By Jacqueline Newman | February 13, 2015 |

Jacqueline Newman on John Gomez Show talking about divorce and the new divorce law taking affect in New York.

Family and Matrimonial Lawyer Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | August 8, 2013 |

Newman graduated from a BA in sociology from the University of Delaware in 1996 and a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1999. While in law school she was recruited by Barry Berkman, who taught her in a matrimonial law class and Newman joined Berkman’s firm in 1998. She became a partner in the matrimonial law and divorce law firm in 2005 at the age of 31, and eventually a marquee partner, resulting in the firm’s renaming as Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein. She has worked as the hiring manager for the firm and is currently the Managing Partner. She has also taught seminars at The Center for Understanding Conflict in New York City, the Redwoods Initiative, as well as classes in matrimonial law at Fordham University School of Law.

Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | April 30, 2019 |

Jacqueline Newman has said parents often will wait until their children are in college to divorce, presuming that they’ll be in a better position to handle it when they’re older. Read the rest of the article at Considerable.

Public Affairs with Bob Salter

By Jacqueline Newman | April 24, 2018 |

Divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman discusses divorce procedures, the types of divorce, and custody arrangements.  You can listen to the audio file HERE.  

Inside Bristol Palin’s Custody Battle Over Newborn Baby

By Jacqueline Newman | January 8, 2016 |

Originally Posted by Beth Greefield on Yahoo! News, Jan 8, 2016 Looks like Bristol Palin has even more baby trouble coming her way — this time regarding her 2-week-old daughter, Sailor Grace. On Wednesday, her ex-fiancé Dakota Meyer claimed paternity and took steps to gain joint custody of the infant (seen above with Mom). “Meyer…

Ashley Madison hack: evidence for divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 |

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?

Ken Griffin’s Citadel hit it big in 2014

By Jacqueline Newman | January 15, 2015 |

Despite suffering a contentious divorce that made headlines last year, Citadel’s Ken Griffin is on top of the world.

His Chicago hedge fund ended 2014 on a high note, with a whopping $24 billion in assets and double-digit returns in three funds — well above the industry average.

Citadel’s Global Equities Fund posted returns of 23.4% in 2014, including gains of 2.8% in December, according to performance data seen by USA TODAY.

Cover Artwork

By Jacqueline Newman | August 2, 2017 |

SOON-TO-BE EX | COVER ARTWORK Photo Date: June 20, 2016 Photo Credit: Elite Lawyer Management 533 x 800 pixels :: 71K Cover artwork for Jacqueline Newman’s new book Soon-to-be EX – A Guide to your Perfect Divorce & Relaunch from Sutton Hart Press.

January Is Known as ‘Divorce Month’ – Know These Red Flags

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2017 |

Believe it or not, January has been dubbed Divorce Month by relationship experts, no doubt because it comes at a time when folks are reassessing their life choices, and when the word “clean slate” keeps popping up more than at any other time of the year.
“January is divorce month, because psychologically people want to start the new year with new beginnings,” explains Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at a New York-based law firm that specializes in divorce cases.

Exactly How To Prevent A Divorce, According To A Divorce Lawyer

By Jacqueline Newman | October 10, 2018 |

People often say to me (Jacqueline Newman), “It must be so depressing seeing people’s marriages fall apart all around you every day. Does it affect your own marriage?” As surprising as it may sound, I think that being a divorce lawyer has had a pretty positive effect on my marriage. Read the full article at YourTango.

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