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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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The Bezos’ Are The Latest Entry In Divorce Month

January is a big month for filing for divorce.  Why is that? “What I find is that most people in December want to get through the holidays. Nobody wants a divorce summons put into their stocking,” Jacqueline Newman. Read more HERE.

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Who is MacKenzie Bezos?

Despite her critical role in founding and growing Amazon, not much is known about MacKenzie Bezos.  Jacqueline Newman, a NYC matrimonial lawyer who works with high-income clients, has said that the divorce will probably be settled privately, and she does not foresee MacKenzie challenging Jeff’s control of Amazon by demanding 50 percent of his stock.…

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A BIG Divorce

The divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos has sent ripples throughout the technology world.  How much information on the divorce will enter the public sphere?  Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan divorce lawyer, said: “For the most part they’re going to want to keep things private and quiet. Especially in the case of a public company –…

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What Happens When Billionaires Breakup

“The major thing for billionaires is that most of the time, their assets are very complex and mostly illiquid — with Bezos, a lot of his assets are linked to Amazon stock,” Jacqueline Newman, a divorce attorney and managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd LLP, told Business Insider.  Read the full article HERE.

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Ashley Madison Data Breach May Trigger Tsunami of Divorce Filings

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on Bev Smith Show on Empowerment Radio Network

Jacqueline Newman on Nationally Syndicated Bev Smith Show talking Ashley Madison Hack and Prenuptial Agreements

Is Jeff Bezos’ Divorce A Cause of Concern for Amazon Investors?

By M C | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fox Business Network’s Hillary Vaughn discusses whether or not Amazon investors should be concerned regarding Jeff Bezos’ divorce, including input from New York City divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman.  Watch the entire clip about the impact (or lack thereof) of the separation on Amazon stock HERE.  

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

By Jacqueline Newman | December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

Divorce Lessons Learned from A-List Celebrity Splits

By Jacqueline Newman | September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Would you take relationship advice from Kim (yes, I had a 72-day marriage) Kardashian? What about asking about the rigors of love and commitment from Liza Minnelli? Hmmm, probably not the best gurus you could consult based on the fact that the two ladies have had seven marriages between the two of them—unless, for instance, your inquiry is related to the question of how to get married…

High Net Worth Divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

New York Matrimonial Lawyer Jacqueline Newman Looks at Unique Challenges in High Net Worth Divorces: Specifically Critical Considerations for the Moneyed Spouse from Child Support to Asset Division.

Melania Blows Off Donald Trump in Public Proving Yet Again That Their Marriage Is on the Rocks

By Jacqueline Newman | April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner with Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, contributes to an article appearing over at The Cheat Sheet on possible implications in the event of Donald and Melania Trump divorcing.  Read the full article here.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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

By M C | 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…

Where Would Melania Trump Go If She Divorced Donald Trump?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Get answers from Jacqueline Newman over at The Cheat Sheet on what would happen to Melania Trump in the event she and Donald Trump got divorced.  That includes real estate, custody issues and other questions.  

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