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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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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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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.

How Not to Screw Up Your Kids In Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ninety-nine point eight percent of the time clients walk into my office and say, “The most important thing to me in this divorce is my children.” Others go as far as to say, “I do not even care about the money, I only care about custody.” (Some are very clear that they care about the…

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…

If You Want To Stay Married, Don’t Earn Too Much

By Jacqueline Newman | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman recently contributed to a Yahoo! Finance article on how earning more can increase your chances of divorce.  The article covers various factors.  For example, Newman cited that the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours. “Then they spend a lot of time apart,” she said. “That causes a…

Jacqueline Newman on Britney Spears’ custody case

By Jacqueline Newman | June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman says Britney’s behavior is going to make the court question, however, it does not mean she is going to lose custody of her children.

Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco – Interview with Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Find Jacqueline Newman on the Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco HERE.

Is the Upper East Side “wife bonus” a real thing?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a thing that 1) probably isn’t real and 2) if it is, exists mostly in Manhattan or a future Candace Bushnell series: The “wife bonus.”
New York anthropologist Wednesday Martin, a self-described “cultural critic at large in high heels,” flipped the collective stomach of feminism Sunday with the phrase in a New York Times op-ed. The accompanying illustration shows a man fastening a golden lock around a woman’s neck.

The Savvy Career Woman’s Guide To Hiring A Lawyer

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Getting a lawyer seems like such a grownup thing to do but in case you hadn’t noticed, you are a grownup with a career, making real money, starting business ventures, making life changes and therefore you may need a lawyer. But how does one go about finding a lawyer?  Is it just a Google search thing or what? And what can a lawyer really do for you?

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…

Financial abuse in marriage, 3 ways to get divorced, child custody and more

By Jacqueline Newman | February 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Family law attorney Jacqueline Newman discussed how to keep an inheritance from going to a spouse during divorce, ways women suffer from financial abuse in marriage, and ways social media can hurt during divorce.

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