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Coronavirus And Divorce Rates

Jacqueline Newman participates in the Dr. Pat Show. 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. The notion of being trapped in…

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Divorced With Kids During A Pandemic

“I have a ton of cases right now where we have clients who are rightfully or wrongfully taking positions where they don’t want to adhere to custody agreements because they fear that the other spouse has the coronavirus.” Click to read the rest of the article and Jacqueline Newman’s contribution.

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Coronavirus & Divorce Rates

“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.

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Jacqueline Newman on the Larry O’Connor Show

The coronavirus presents many challenges for our society, that includes pressure on marriages. Listen to Jacqueline Newman discuss the situation on the Larry O’Connor show below.

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Jacqueline Newman on Divorce

Jacqueline Newman joined The Mike Schikman Show to talk about getting a divorce, divorce attorneys and answering other questions. Click to listen to the podcast.

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How to Get a Divorce, With Divorce Lawyer

“I consider myself to be somewhat of a divorce strategist, because really one of the things I do in initial consultations and throughout my representation of people is really look at the strategy. Because while the law plays a role, I think, in divorce, it plays much less of a role. I think it’s really…

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Adrian Peterson child abuse allegations

By Jacqueline Newman | September 16, 2014 |

Adrian Peterson child abuse allegations. Legal Analysis with Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman

The Savvy Career Woman’s Guide To Hiring A Lawyer

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2012 |

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?

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.

Frankie Boyer Show – Interivew with Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 |

Find Jacqueline Newman on the Frankie Boyer Show HERE.

A top divorce lawyer explains what could happen to Brangelina’s $500 million fortune

By Jacqueline Newman | September 23, 2016 |

The biggest question in Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce is who will take care of their children.

The next question is who will get their stuff. 

Jeff Bezos Did Not Have a Prenuptial Agreement

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 |

Jeff Bezos is getting divorced, raising a series of questions from the impact on Amazon’s stock prices and ownership of the Washington Post and other assets.  A prenuptial agreement could have clearly spelled out who gets what, but Jeff Bezos did not have one.  Join divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman and others as they discuss the…

A BIG Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

The divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos has sent ripples throughout the technology world.  How much information on the divorce will enter the public sphere?  Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan divorce lawyer, said: “For the most part they’re going to want to keep things private and quiet. Especially in the case of a public company –…

Family and Matrimonial Lawyer Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | August 8, 2013 |

Newman graduated from a BA in sociology from the University of Delaware in 1996 and a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1999. While in law school she was recruited by Barry Berkman, who taught her in a matrimonial law class and Newman joined Berkman’s firm in 1998. She became a partner in the matrimonial law and divorce law firm in 2005 at the age of 31, and eventually a marquee partner, resulting in the firm’s renaming as Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd. She has worked as the hiring manager for the firm and is currently the Managing Partner. She has also taught seminars at The Center for Understanding Conflict in New York City, the Redwoods Initiative, as well as classes in matrimonial law at Fordham University School of Law.

Valentine’s Day & Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2020 |

What happens when you are considering divorce (whether in your head or out loud) and February rolls around? If it is still all internal thoughts, you may still go to the card store and spend an extra half hour finding a card that does not overpromise love forever or make claims of soulmates. You may…

How to Tell Your Wife You Want a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | July 22, 2019 |

New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman offers this, acknowledging that both parties are mutually unhappy can make the conversation easier and less one-sided. Read more on MSN or Fatherly.

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