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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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Student Debt Load And Derailing Marriages

By Jacqueline Newman | October 18, 2018 |

Student debt is another form of money stress that can harm a marriage. Marrying someone with that kind of student debt “feels very unfair,” and can “really hold you back” from buying a home or having children, said Jacqueline Newman, the managing partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, a divorce and family law firm…

How Not to Screw Up Your Kids In Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | August 2, 2017 |

Ninety-nine point eight percent of the time clients walk into my office and say, “The most important thing to me in this divorce is my children.” Others go as far as to say, “I do not even care about the money, I only care about custody.” (Some are very clear that they care about the…

Jacqueline Newman Reports On The Madonna Custody Case

By Jacqueline Newman | February 3, 2016 |

Madonna is trying to get her son Rocco flown back to the US to live with her. Lawyer Jacqueline Newman talks Piers and Susanna through the custody case.

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.

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 |

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information NBC 6 South Florida. Analysis by Matrimonial Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman

What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’?

By Jacqueline Newman | June 26, 2020 |

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…

Divorces Are About To Get More Expensive

By Jacqueline Newman | December 21, 2018 |

Jacqueline Newman contributed to this Vice Article on the GOP tax overhaul’s effect on divorce agreements finalized after January 1.  Those divorce agreements will no longer be eligible for a tax deduction for alimony payments. Read the entire article HERE.

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…

Legal Master Class: Four Ways To Protect a Business Before or During Divorce

By M C | October 7, 2020 |

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…

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.

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