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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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Do You Need A Prenup?

Financial abuse in relationships may be more prevalent than you think. Does that mean that you need a prenup before walking down the aisle? New York City Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman joins The Money Nerd podcast to share some thoughts, including on communication breakdowns and business valuations. Listen here.

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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 custody The importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorce Why…

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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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Approval of Out-of-Wedlock Births Growing in U.S.

By Jacqueline Newman | May 29, 2015 |

Approval of Out-of-Wedlock Births Growing in U.S. Analysis with NY Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman.

How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | April 24, 2020 |

Lawyer, divorce expert and author Jacqueline Newman joins Dr. Dan at The Parent Footprint to discuss how parents can talk to their children about divorce. Newman’s book THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, was recognized by Oprah Magazine as one of  “the best divorce books to help…

Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Offers Relationship Advice: “You Want to Be Divorcing a Happier Spouse”

By Jacqueline Newman | February 16, 2015 |

Jacqueline Newman has an impressive career as a family law attorney in New York City, so it’s no surprise that she knows a thing or two about how to best handle a divorce. For starters, she encourages couples to stay away from social media. Saying negative things about your ex could affect more than just your relationship; it may also impact their career, as future employers may Google them and not realize that it was a former spouse who called them a cheat or a liar.

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?

New York Attorney Jacqueline Newman Explains New York’s New Divorce Maintenance Payment Law

By Jacqueline Newman | October 16, 2015 |

The New York law governing maintenance payments during divorce and afterwards was changed this past September. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will change the way support payments are determined. The new law changes a system set in place five years ago. The new law will be helpful for some divorcing couples, less so for others. New York attorney Jacqueline Newman explains the changes in this report.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | July 1, 2019 |

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.

Divorce Coming Your Way? The 5 Signs of Impending Splits

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2016 |

When you are standing in line at the supermarket, analyzing and assessing the tabloids as you wait to check out, it is easy to roll your eyes knowingly and point to just which celebrity couples are headed toward Splitsville.

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.

January is ‘divorce month’ — a lawyer and a psychotherapist break down the top signs a marriage is about to dissolve

By Jacqueline Newman | January 12, 2018 |

Originally printed in Business Insider by Shana Lebowitz January is typically the month when divorce filings begin to spike. 2018 may be an especially popular year for divorce because of impending changes to US tax policy. We spoke to a divorce lawyer and a psychotherapist about the top signs that a marriage is heading for…

Being Rich May Increase Your Odds Of Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | October 11, 2018 |

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…

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