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Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

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.

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Cryptocurrency Assets Are Becoming A New Battleground In Divorce Disputes

Jacqueline Newman provided input on this Bankrate.com article on those divorcing with cryptocurrency. She asks all of her clients to fill out a statement of net worth — a comprehensive document detailing income, assets and debt of each party. She says her forms now ask parties to include cryptocurrency, too. Read more.

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Thinking about Divorce? Here’s 10 Things Every Wife Should Know

Like childbirth, I feel that no one tells you the real truth about the divorce process. Here are some things to consider when thinking about divorce and if you can live with them, then you may be ready. His affair will not shock a judge. The fact that he violated the sacred rule of marriage…

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You’ve Got This: How to Find Support Before, During & After Divorce

Welcome to the DWC—a.k.a., the Divorced Women’s Club. Ultimately, the Divorced Women’s Club is one no one ever wanted to join. However, it—is also true that while the price of membership is steep, great friendships can be made and support can be realized simply by acknowledging you have become a member. Therefore, start looking to…

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Social Media & Divorce

Are you getting divorced and are active on social media?  What may seem like a venting or even sharing post can have an impact on divorce cases.  New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman covers why it’s a good idea to be careful on social media.  You can read the entire article on that and other…

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Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

Will the Bezos’ divorce be long and drawn out and public? Jacqueline Newman: “It’s hard to tell exactly how much it will cost because it doesn’t really matter how much money you have. That doesn’t necessarily equate to the class and the legal fees. It depends what they’re going to fight about.” You can read more…

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Social Media & Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you getting divorced and are active on social media?  What may seem like a venting or even sharing post can have an impact on divorce cases.  New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman covers why it’s a good idea to be careful on social media.  You can read the entire article on that and other…

What Would Happen If Melania and Donald Trump Got a Divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Town & Country Magazine by Corynne Cirilli Eavesdrop on a steakhouse lunch between divorce attorneys and you’re likely to hear them engaging in their current favorite sport: speculating on the marital arrangement between Donald and Melania Trump. “We love talking about it,” one recently told me. “What’s in the prenup? Did it…

Don’t let money be a divisive issue in a second marriage

By Jacqueline Newman | November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains Originally printed in Newsday by Sheryl Nance-Nash According to the National Stepfamily Resource Center, 60 percent of those who remarry get divorced again. If you want to beat the odds in a second marriage, it’s key to keep money from being a divisive issue. Throw out prior financial strategies…

THE TITANS: Divorce Saloon presents the “top 10” male and female divorce attorneys in New York City

By Jacqueline Newman | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

New York City Divorce lawyers are some of the most revered in the country. We consulted numerous sources, including but not limited to, Superlawyers, Martindale Hubbell, Avvo, New York Law Journal, New York Magazine, Forbes, Google +, American Bar Association and a few others, to comprise this list of 10 male and 10 female divorce attorneys in New York who are hard-hitting, effective, aggressive, experienced and feared by their peers.  But at the same time, clients appreciate their ability to be “empathetic,” “client focused” “straight forward” and “there.”

How will Jeff Bezos’ $137 Billion Divorce Play Out?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York City Divorce Lawyer Jacqueline Newman helps tackle a 137 billion dollar question:  What is going to happen with Jeff Bezos’ divorce to wife of 25 years MacKenzie Bezos?  Read the full VICE article on why Newman thinks that things may go simpler than some expect, regardless of the large dollar amounts involved.  Or…

Bitcoin the New Mattress Full of Cash for Divorce Cheats

By Jacqueline Newman | January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Bloomberg by David McAfee Soaring Bitcoin and other unregulated digital currencies are giving husbands and wives a new way to hide money in a divorce. The perceived privacy and anonymity that cryptocurrencies afford users make them attractive options for parties seeking to conceal marital assets, Peter M. Walzer, the president-elect of the…

Cryptocurrency Assets Are Becoming A New Battleground In Divorce Disputes

By Jacqueline Newman | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman provided input on this Bankrate.com article on those divorcing with cryptocurrency. She asks all of her clients to fill out a statement of net worth — a comprehensive document detailing income, assets and debt of each party. She says her forms now ask parties to include cryptocurrency, too. Read more.

Back Away From The Social Media During Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thinking about venting or otherwise sharing on social media during a divorce?  Attorney Jacqueline Newman encourages her high-net-worth divorce clients to stay away from social media. “It’s very hard to take things back these days,” said Newman, the managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd in New York, specializing in high-net-worth matrimonial law. Even…

Three Ways Parents Can Protect Their Child during a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Third AGE by Jane Farrell It’s no secret that divorces can get downright contentious – often because the stakes are so high financially and emotionally. But those already high stakes are raised even more dramatically when children are involved, and one or both parents try to use them as pawns in their…

Substance-Abuse History and Other Mysteries of Child-Custody Battles

By Jacqueline Newman | July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

When news broke Monday of the not-so-unexpected split between Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, attention quickly turned to how the breakup would affect the couple’s three kids — Mason, 5, Penelope, 2, and Reign, 7 months. At least one expert speculated that Disick, who had a recent stint in rehab and was spotted partying with an ex in France, could have a shot at custody. “Scott can still fight for custody, even with a history of substance abuse,” attorney Kelly Chang Rickert told HollywoodLife.com. “It may be an uphill battle and all depends on whether or not Kourtney will fight.”

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