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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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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.

Short Take: Do This Now – Crucial First Steps to Take If You Are Considering Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman joins the panel to talk about steps to take before getting a divorce.

Requesting Supervised Visits

By Jacqueline Newman | January 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Visited supervised by a court monitor might sound scary, especially when a divorced parent is trying to have time with their child or children.  But it can also be an advantage to show changed or otherwise improved behavior.  Over Christmas Brad Pitt visited with many of his children with a monitor in place.  The article HERE discusses…

Divorce Coming Your Way? The 5 Signs of Impending Splits

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you are standing in line at the supermarket, analyzing and assessing the tabloids as you wait to check out, it is easy to roll your eyes knowingly and point to just which celebrity couples are headed toward Splitsville.

Baby Messiah

By Jacqueline Newman | August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman helps to explain the bizarre situation with a judge’s ruling about a child’s name.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | 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.  

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

By Jacqueline Newman | 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…

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.

Divorce Rates Rise with a Stronger Economy

By Jacqueline Newman | May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Arise Xchange host, Andrew Schmertz speaks to Jacqueline Newman, a Family Law Attorney about why divorce rates rise when the economy gets stronger.

Who gets the dog in a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

They’ve both got a dog in this fight.
In a time when more people have delayed having children and pets are more like offspring, breaking up means worrying about where the dog will live and how the puppy’s expenses are going to be paid.
A survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found 27 percent of attorneys report an increase in pet custody cases over the last five years.

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