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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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7 Mistakes Couples Make In the First Year Of Marriage, According To Divorce Lawyers

By Jacqueline Newman | March 2, 2017 |

Ask any couple you know and most of them will exhale a sigh of relief once the wedding planning process is completely over. In fact, after so much chaos bundled into one 24-hour day (or OK, 72-hour weekend), most twosomes look forward to settling into their married, normal life and back into the routines that brought them closer as a couple — like ya know, watching Netflix and not worrying about seating arrangements. But once that stressful, yet romantic, period has come to a close, relationships also focus another challenge: the first year of marriage.

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.  

Where Would Melania Trump Go?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 |

New York City based Matrimonial Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman shares via an interview with MNI Media her answers to the following questions regarding President Trump’s alleged affair porn Star Stormy Daniels. What if President Trump were to get divorced while in office? It would be quite interesting, although if I had to bet, it would…

What’s Known On Jeff Bezos’ Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

Jacqueline Newman, divorce attorney reports that Jeff Bezos will likely “maintain control” of Amazon even if he has to transfer or sell shares as part of the divorce. The shares that would likely be transferred to his wife would be non-voting, she said.  Read more in the Yahoo article HERE on what is known and not…

Divorces Are About To Get More Expensive

By Jacqueline Newman | December 21, 2018 |

Jacqueline Newman contributed to this Vice Article on the GOP tax overhaul’s effect on divorce agreements finalized after January 1.  Those divorce agreements will no longer be eligible for a tax deduction for alimony payments. Read the entire article HERE.

January Is Known as ‘Divorce Month’ – Know These Red Flags

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2017 |

Believe it or not, January has been dubbed Divorce Month by relationship experts, no doubt because it comes at a time when folks are reassessing their life choices, and when the word “clean slate” keeps popping up more than at any other time of the year.
“January is divorce month, because psychologically people want to start the new year with new beginnings,” explains Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at a New York-based law firm that specializes in divorce cases.

Divorce Rates Rise with a Stronger Economy

By Jacqueline Newman | May 7, 2015 |

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

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

By Jacqueline Newman | July 1, 2014 |

One of a kind: Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, 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.

This Is the Most Popular Age to Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | December 13, 2017 |

Originally printed in Bravo TV After walking down the aisle on your wedding day, and saying ‘I Do’ to a lifetime with your partner, the last thing you think about is whether or not your relationship will one day come to an end. But, in the United States alone, about 40 to 50 percent of…

Jacqueline Newman Reports On The Madonna Custody Case

By Jacqueline Newman | February 3, 2016 |

Madonna is trying to get her son Rocco flown back to the US to live with her. Lawyer Jacqueline Newman talks Piers and Susanna through the custody case.

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