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The average cost of getting divorced is $15,000 in the US — but here’s why it can be much higher

Clients will incur higher attorney fees the longer the divorce takes, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman advises. Read more on Business Insider.

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Jeff Bezos and Robert De Niro lost millions in divorce, here are some common pitfalls you can avoid

Social media tends to complicate divorce, especially if you are using the platform to slam your ex. Social media posts can also be sued as evidence in court proceedings, stated New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read more the full article on FinanceBLVD.

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How to Tell Your Wife You Want a Divorce

New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman offers this, acknowledging that both parties are mutually unhappy can make the conversation easier and less one-sided. Read more on MSN or Fatherly.

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The Complexities of a High Net Worth Divorce

New York high-net-worth divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shares insights from her new book, Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch. Courts have less guidelines to follow in a divorce with high financial assets, allowing a judge to use more of their own discretion. Read the full article on Stop! Corruption.

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Melania Trump: First Lady’s ‘divorce terms’ from Donald revealed? – Shock claim

Melania Trump most likely requested a larger sum of money in her prenuptial agreement upon Donald Trump’s presidential victory. If the couple does divorce, Melania’s life will be very different, said New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read the full article at the Express.

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

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.

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‘Big Bang’ Kaley Cuoco’s Divorce from Hell!

By Jacqueline Newman | October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ugly split between “The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco and husband of five minutes Ryan Sweeting has exploded — to the tune of $45 million, The National ENQUIRER has learned.

Tennis player and rumored boozehound Ryan, 28, has demanded a hefty chunk of cash from Kaley, 29, now that their disastrous, 21-month marriage has imploded.

Collaborative Law: Money for Lunch interview

By Jacqueline Newman | October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman managing partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, a matrimonial law firm in Manhattan that practices exclusively in divorce law and prenuptial agreements

Can Jon Gosselin Seize Custody of Just One Child From Ex, Kate?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scandal-magnet reality star Jon Gosselin is making headlines again. The Jon and Kate Plus 8 alum and father of eight is reportedly seeking custody of his daughter Hannah, 11, from ex-wife Kate Gosselin, who has had primary custody of their children since the couple split in 2009. 

During a visit to her father’s digs last month, the tween allegedly told Jon, 38, that she didn’t want to return home to the family’s mansion in Wernersville, Penn., citing “cruelty” from her mother, 40, whom she says is forcing her to film new episodes of their brood’s TLC series Kate Plus 8, according to tabloid reports. 

Better get divorced now – or it could cost you $110K a year

By Jacqueline Newman | December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Originally Published by Richard Morgan on New York Post, Dec 3, 2015 There may be lines out the door at some New York courts over the next seven weeks, a Manhattan divorce lawyer predicts. A New York law change that takes effect Jan. 23 will cut spousal support by as much as $9,200 a month,…

How Child Abuse Investigation Could Affect Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Divorce Case

By Jacqueline Newman | September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

After 12 years and six kids together, Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt just after their two-year wedding anniversary.

Hollywood is still reeling from news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing – one of the most high-profile splits in recent memory. Now, new allegations that Pitt may have been abusive to their children could have an impact on legal proceedings.

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Did Not Have a Prenup, Do You Need One?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

“A prenuptial agreement is an agreement entered before marriage,” says New York City divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. “Generally, what prenups will cover are the two big D’s in life: divorce and debt.  “Depending on how much you want to put into the agreement, it has the capacity to dictate how assets are going to get…

Brangelina Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The second episode of the Fordham IPLJ Podcast tackles the Brangelina Divorce with a prominent divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. The unthinkable happened last week, when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie decided to split up. Amidst reports of Pitt’s infidelity and possible domestic abuse towards the couple’s children, the IPLJ Podcast attempts to sift through the reports and predict the way the legal split will play out.

What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | January 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hindsight’s 20/20, so there’s no one better than ex-wives to tell you what to do (and not to do) if you’re going through—or just contemplating—a divorce. Here, real women share what they wish they’d known when they split from their husbands and divorce professionals weigh in on how to combat the most unexpected, yet most common, mistakes they’ve seen clients make. Rest assured, these 10 lessons can get you through the end of your marriage, both financially and emotionally.

6 things wealthy people do to protect their money when they get married

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

For high-net-worth couples, an important first step to take when protecting individual assets in a marriage is to separate the different streams of cash flow they might have, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman said. Read the rest of the article on Business Insider.

Being Rich May Increase Your Odds Of Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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