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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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4 Signs You Are Ready for Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

So how can you tell the difference between healthy doubts and lethal ones? These four signs, especially when combined, could mean you are (consciously or unconsciously) preparing for divorce.

It is All Greek to You – Poor Communication

People love to blame money troubles and a lack of sex (or a plethora of it with other people!) as the primary root causes of divorce but that is not the case.  The biggest culprit is poor communication.

Thinking of getting a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are you thinking that you want a divorce? That is the first question that Jacqueline Newman, a New York City attorney asks her clients. Jacqueline’s also the author of Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-to-Be Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity during Divorce. Then there are also questions about a…

Should You Divorce or Separate?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ending a marriage is one of the most difficult decisions you can make. But sometimes, taking the in-between step of separation before a full-on split could be the right move for you and your family. Here, real women and divorce experts share which questions to ask yourself before you call it quits for good.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During A Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in We Magazine for Women by Heidi Richards 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…

Divorce Lawyers Brace For ‘Tsunami’ After Ashley Madison Hack

By Jacqueline Newman | August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Divorce attorneys are bracing for a surge of new clients after the release Tuesday night of data stolen from the infidelity dating site Ashley Madison.

Hours after the hackers posted a trove of names, addresses, partial credit card numbers and email addresses of many of the site’s nearly 39 million users, law firms, like Manhattan-based divorce firm Yaniv & Associates, said they were already experiencing an influx of calls from potential clients.

Why Bill Cosby’s Wife Camille Was Ordered to Testify Against Him

By Jacqueline Newman | January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

As any aficionado of crime dramas is aware, Americans generally can’t be forced to testify against their spouses.

But there’s a good reason that Camille Cosby, the wife of scandal-besieged comedian Bill Cosby, is scheduled to be deposed this Wednesday in the civil defamation case against her husband by seven of his accusers, a legal expert tells TheWrap.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

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

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.

10 Tech Issues to Consider If You’re Going Through a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

If the end of a marriage is looming, it can seem insane to be thinking about things like how to deal with that shared Flickr account, who the iPhone 6 contract really belongs to, and even what to tell your Facebook friends.

But treating these shared intangibles with less consideration than the traditional stuff can impact your divorce, whether it’s a Facebook venting session ultimately affecting a judge’s child custody decision or an unwiped computer allowing a vengeful ex to stalk you.

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