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My Divorce Transformed My Relationship With Money in the Best Way: ‘Literally Never Felt Better.’

It’s a story that experts hear often enough. Nearly 40% to 50% of married couples in the United States may end up divorced, according to the American Psychological Association (APA)—with money squabbles being one of the most common reasons marriages come to an end, only second to infidelity. And though divorce tends, at least initially,…

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Do You Need A Prenup?

Financial abuse in relationships may be more prevalent than you think. Does that mean that you need a prenup before walking down the aisle? New York City Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman joins The Money Nerd podcast to share some thoughts, including on communication breakdowns and business valuations. Listen here.

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How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce with Jacqueline Newman

At Parent Footprint Dr. Dan interviews divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman. They discuss her new book THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, as well as: The roles of Dads requesting shared and equal custody The importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorce Why…

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Telling Your Wife You Want A Divorce

How exactly do you tell your wife you want a divorce? The conversation can be plagued by verbal minefields. A bad start can also carry through the rest of the eventual divorce process. “I usually will suggest that they start the conversation with a statement such as ‘As you know, I have not been happy…

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Another Celebrity Divorce

Nicole Young, wife of musician Dr. Dre, has filed for divorce. The couple married back in 1996 and have 2 children. When a couple has been together for awhile the question comes up, “why now?” and “what happened?” While it’s impossible to tell as the divorce filing listed “unreconcileable differences”, divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shared…

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Of Elections & Divorces

Stress factors in life can carry over into stressing out marriages. That is true for the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic fallout. It can also be true for politics and elections. New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman says divorce rates are likely to increase across the nation as a result of the election. “There…

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Think long term when divorcing in 20s, 30s

By Jacqueline Newman | March 3, 2017 |

Millennials are waiting longer to get married, and by the time they do, they are established in their careers, traveled and already even bought a house – together or separately.
This extra life experience could be one of the reasons the divorce rates have been falling, at least for new marriages.

Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | April 30, 2019 |

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.

Multiple Marriages – Jail Time for Bigamist?

By Jacqueline Newman | June 13, 2014 |

Jacqueline Newman on the Morning Show with case of multiple divorces

7 Mistakes to Avoid when getting Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | November 10, 2014 |

1) Do not alienate your kids against your spouse
It hurts the kids, it hurts your case and ultimately it can hurt you.
2) Do not post on social media during divorce
Do not vent your hatred of your spouse on facebook, nor announce on twitter the great deal you just closed (when you are saying in Court that you cannot afford child support).

Coronavirus & Divorce Rates

By Jacqueline Newman | March 22, 2020 |

“I believe divorce rates will increase significantly after couples are home quarantined together due to the coronavirus epidemic. Stress is not good for even the healthiest of marriages but it can be what pushes a marriage on the brink right over the edge.” Watch the video below for more.

Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense

By Jacqueline Newman | August 19, 2013 |

Many people visualize themselves getting married; nobody daydreams about tension-filled evenings, when you’re considering the legal ramifications of stabbing your spouse with a salad fork.

For couples ready to part ways, a collaborative divorce is a strategy taken by those who want to avoid the slash-and-burn route that divorces often take. It’s the concept that you were partners – even if not good ones – throughout your marriage and you should be able to end it together as well, deciding how to split assets and how the co-parenting should work out in a way in which neither party feels too disappointed when it comes time to sign the divorce papers.

Jacqueline Newman Talks Differences Between Mediation and Collaborative Law

By Jacqueline Newman | August 27, 2013 |

What is the difference between mediation and collaborative law?

I tell my clients there are three ways to divorce, via: mediation, collaborative law or litigation. Most people know what litigation is, as litigated cases make for good television and fun sensationalistic articles. However, few people are aware of their other options.

Jacqueline Newman on CNBC Radio

By Jacqueline Newman | May 4, 2015 |

On The Brink Morning Show, Jacqueline Newman talks about why bad mouthing your spouse on Twitter & Facebook during divorce is a bad idea‎.

Thinking of getting a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | September 14, 2018 |

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…

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

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 |

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.  

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