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Marriage Breakups May Skyrocket

The coronavirus pandemic has presented many challenges to societies across the globe. While the economic impacts have been covered extensively with business disruption and rising unemployment, other impacts can be just as severe. That includes the potential for a steep rise in the rate of divorce in the United States. New York City divorce attorney…

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Divorces on Hold

Jacqueline Newman on Chasing News with Bill Spadea, discussing how COVID-19 has put some divorces on hold.

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Divorce May Increase After COVID-19

“A lot of complaints I get [from couples] are they don’t bond, they don’t connect, they’re always busy and the people that want to make it work are getting a rare opportunity to do so. For every marriage that was on the brink, this is what’s going to push people over.” That may lead to…

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A Blue Print For The Future & After The Pandemic

 The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness can provide something of a blue print for where divorce is headed during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full article at FSHN Magazine.

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What Is It Like To Get Divorced In A Pandemic?

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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How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce

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…

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Smart CEO puts Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in the top 3 law firms of the year

By Jacqueline Newman | July 1, 2014 |

One of a kind: Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP is a boutique New York divorce law firm, concentrated exclusively in the area of family and divorce law. It is the only Manhattan firm that specializes in litigation, mediation and collaborative law.
Well-rounded: The firm offers specialists in all three processes of divorce (litigation, mediation and collaborative law). The firm is not a one-size-fits-all type of law firm, which is rare for a divorce law firm in New York City.

Jacqueline Newman on Good Day Sacramento

By Jacqueline Newman | February 20, 2018 |

Originally aired on Good Day Sacramento

Sorry, We are Not Breaking up!

By Jacqueline Newman | March 1, 2013 |

Most people spend their lives hoping to never talk to a divorce lawyer. But when you think about it, who better to dish out relationship-extending advice? They know exactly what brings couples to the breaking point and into their offices; in fact, the six young female divorce lawyers Glamour interviewed for this story have all had a front-row seat at some major marital battles. But guess what; They’re all happily married themselves, and they’d like you to get —and stay— that way too. Listen in on their horror stories, love stories, and strategies for keeping a ring on it.

Five money mistakes that can destroy a marriage

By Jacqueline Newman | July 18, 2018 |

“Get on the same page before trouble brews.” Jacqueline Newman contributes to CNBC’s article on money mistakes that can destroy a marriage.  You can read the full article HERE.

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on WPIX TV discussing Financial Abuse

By Jacqueline Newman | September 30, 2014 |

Fall money planning tips on preventing financial abuse featuring Attorney Jacqueline Newman

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | December 6, 2017 |

Originally printed in Family Time Magazine It is no secret divorces can get downright contentious – often because the stakes are so high financially and emotionally. But those already high stakes are raised dramatically when children are involved and one or both parents try to use them as pawns in their never-ending battle with each…

Who Gets Custody of the Family Dog?

By Jacqueline Newman | August 12, 2015 |

When couples split, custody is one of the hardest issues they have to resolve. And that goes for dogs and other furry family members as much as for children.

Formosa Hsu and her ex-partner Joseph, who did not have kids, spent years in mediation to decide how to split the time of their little beagle mix Pupineya, whom they had adopted when he was 3 months old.

Coronavirus And Divorce Rates

By Jacqueline Newman | March 28, 2020 |

Jacqueline Newman participates in the Dr. Pat Show. Divorce rates will increase significantly after couples are home quarantined together due to the coronavirus epidemic. Stress is not good for even the healthiest of marriages but it can be what pushes a marriage on the brink right over the edge. The notion of being trapped in…

Short Take: Do This Now – Crucial First Steps to Take If You Are Considering Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 28, 2014 |

Jacqueline Newman joins the panel to talk about steps to take before getting a divorce.

Jacqueline Newman on the San Bernardino shooter’s friend being indicted

By Jacqueline Newman | December 10, 2015 |

A divorce attorney with Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP joins The Hard Line for the Water Cooler segment. They discuss the friend of the San Bernardino shooters being indicted for buying them the weapons they used in the attack and a group of students at a Pennsylvania college submitting a list of demands to the dean including renaming a building so that it doesn’t ‘sound’ racist.

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