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Inside the Pandemic-Era Divorce Boom—and the Windfall It’s Creating for the Art Market

While the news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s split brought the question about how the mega-wealthy divide assets into the public eye, breakup-related business has been quietly gaining momentum in the art world for months. “I imagine that the majority of the divorce agreement has been worked out way before they made their public announcement,”…

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The New Rules of Divorce: COVID-19

Jacqueline Newman, attorney, managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP, and author of the book, The New Rules of Divorce is here to share her expertise and answer the difficult questions as divorced couples navigate this new landscape. Watch the video here.

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Melania Trump Could Get $50m and Custody of Barron If She Divorces Donald

Ms Newman, a managing partner at the Manhattan law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, told the Mirror that the next 12 months “will be very telling” as to how their marriage plays out. Divorce experts suspect Melania would be in a much more favourable position in the event of a divorce. Read the…

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Legal Master Class: Four Ways To Protect a Business Before or During Divorce

If you own a business and you’re in the midst of a divorce, you need to take several action steps to protect yourself. Or, if you’re about to get married and own a business, you need to make some upfront moves to keep your business out of harm’s way. That’s where Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at…

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Episode 239 – Five Ways That COVID Will Have An Unprecedented Effect On Divorce, With Attorney Jacqueline Newman

Jacqueline discusses the impact of  COVID on divorce around the country and 5 ways COVID-19 will have an unprecedented and historic impact on divorce. Listen to the Blended Family Podcast here.

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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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How to get rid of your spouse but keep the dog

By Jacqueline Newman | February 26, 2018 |

Attorney skilled in matrimonial law tells how to prove that Fido will be happier with you than your soon-to-be ex Originally printed in The Mercury News Divorcing couple have long fought over parental custody, but more and more, judges are being asked to decide who gets the dog. The subject is becoming so prevalent that…

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Set To Take Custody Battle To A ‘Private’ Trial

By Jacqueline Newman | November 13, 2018 |

The saga of the custody battle over Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s six children is currently set to take place in a private trial.  Jacqueline Newman contributed to an USA Today article on the latest in the custody saga, saying:  “Sometimes spouses do not realize that just because someone may be a bad spouse that…

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains

By Jacqueline Newman | November 3, 2017 |

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains Originally printed in The Huffington Post by Robi Ludwig The decision to get divorced or end a marriage is one of the most difficult, chaotic and traumatic experiences two people can go through. Whether one is the initiator or one is the receiver of the decision to break up,…

High Net Worth Divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2017 |

New York Matrimonial Lawyer Jacqueline Newman Looks at Unique Challenges in High Net Worth Divorces: Specifically Critical Considerations for the Moneyed Spouse from Child Support to Asset Division.

‘Big Bang’ Kaley Cuoco’s Divorce from Hell!

By Jacqueline Newman | October 28, 2015 |

The ugly split between “The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco and husband of five minutes Ryan Sweeting has exploded — to the tune of $45 million, The National ENQUIRER has learned.

Tennis player and rumored boozehound Ryan, 28, has demanded a hefty chunk of cash from Kaley, 29, now that their disastrous, 21-month marriage has imploded.

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | December 6, 2017 |

Originally printed in Family Time Magazine 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 never-ending battle with each…

5 Signs of Financial Abuse | Jacqueline Newman on America Trends

By Jacqueline Newman | April 21, 2018 |

Originally aired on America Trends on Youtoo America

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 |

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information NBC 6 South Florida. Analysis by Matrimonial Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman

Divorce Coming Your Way? The 5 Signs of Impending Splits

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2016 |

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.

Making Your Divorce As Painless As Possible

By Jacqueline Newman | January 2, 2019 |

Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner at a top New York City divorce law firm, recently shared four pieces of advice on how to make divorce proceedings as painless as possible.  The first is not to jump into litigation immediately.  Instead, consider other options to settle the divorce out of court.  Litigation can create hard feelings,…

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