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The average cost of getting divorced is $15,000 in the US — but here’s why it can be much higher

Clients will incur higher attorney fees the longer the divorce takes, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman advises. Read more on Business Insider.

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Jeff Bezos and Robert De Niro lost millions in divorce, here are some common pitfalls you can avoid

Social media tends to complicate divorce, especially if you are using the platform to slam your ex. Social media posts can also be sued as evidence in court proceedings, stated New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read more the full article on FinanceBLVD.

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How to Tell Your Wife You Want a Divorce

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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The Complexities of a High Net Worth Divorce

New York high-net-worth divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shares insights from her new book, Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch. Courts have less guidelines to follow in a divorce with high financial assets, allowing a judge to use more of their own discretion. Read the full article on Stop! Corruption.

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Melania Trump: First Lady’s ‘divorce terms’ from Donald revealed? – Shock claim

Melania Trump most likely requested a larger sum of money in her prenuptial agreement upon Donald Trump’s presidential victory. If the couple does divorce, Melania’s life will be very different, said New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read the full article at the Express.

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Melania Trump, Donald Trump marriage: Former White House staff suggests divorce is possible if President loses in 2020

Many are speculating that a Trump divorce may be in the future. New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman adds that Melania Trump may have demanded a change that would increase her assets in her prenuptial agreement before the President’s election victory. Read more on the EconoTimes.

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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.

The GOP Tax Plan Could Make Your Divorce More Expensive

By Jacqueline Newman | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Bloomberg by Tom Metcalf and Christie Smythe President Donald Trump knows first-hand that a divorce — or in his case, two — can be messy and expensive. But if Republican lawmakers get their way, untying the knot could get even more costly for affluent Americans. To help pay for sweeping tax cuts, the…

Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Why January is the cruelest month for celebrity sweethearts

By Jacqueline Newman | January 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in the New York Post by Richard Morgan With the holidays in the rear-view mirror and New Year’s resolutions still fresh, January has traditionally been the busiest month for divorces. And this year is no exception. Among the rush of early year breakups — divorce filings are said to spike by a third…

Brangelina Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The second episode of the Fordham IPLJ Podcast tackles the Brangelina Divorce with a prominent divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. The unthinkable happened last week, when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie decided to split up. Amidst reports of Pitt’s infidelity and possible domestic abuse towards the couple’s children, the IPLJ Podcast attempts to sift through the reports and predict the way the legal split will play out.

Melania Trump: First Lady’s ‘divorce terms’ from Donald revealed? – Shock claim

By Jacqueline Newman | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Melania Trump most likely requested a larger sum of money in her prenuptial agreement upon Donald Trump’s presidential victory. If the couple does divorce, Melania’s life will be very different, said New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. Read the full article at the Express.

7 Mistakes to Avoid when getting Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

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).

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

By Jacqueline Newman | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

High Net Worth Divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

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.

Cover Artwork

By Jacqueline Newman | August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

SOON-TO-BE EX | COVER ARTWORK Photo Date: June 20, 2016 Photo Credit: Elite Lawyer Management 533 x 800 pixels :: 71K Cover artwork for Jacqueline Newman’s new book Soon-to-be EX – A Guide to your Perfect Divorce & Relaunch from Sutton Hart Press.

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