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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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If You Want To Stay Married, Don’t Earn Too Much

By Jacqueline Newman | October 18, 2018 |

Jacqueline Newman recently contributed to a Yahoo! Finance article on how earning more can increase your chances of divorce.  The article covers various factors.  For example, Newman cited that the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours. “Then they spend a lot of time apart,” she said. “That causes a…

Why The Ex-Wife Of Oil Tycoon Harold Hamm Didn’t Accept This Check For $974,790,317.77

By Jacqueline Newman | January 7, 2015 |

Oil tycoon Harold Hamm offered to pay h is former wife $974.8 million in an intense and unusual divorce proceeding — and she promptly rejected it.

Hamm, who Bloomberg estimates is currently worth $8.7 billion (after previously being worth as much as $18 billion), sent the handwritten check to the legal team of ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall to cover the full cash value of what he owes, based on a November divorce ruling by a county judge in Oklahoma.

Here’s how to protect a business from divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 8, 2015 |

The number one way to protect your business from becoming a controversial issue in a divorce, is to enter into a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement which clearly states how a business would be valued and/or distributed in the event of a divorce.
If an agreement is unlikely to be signed by your spouse-to-be, then before you marry, you should obtain an appraisal of the business (to the extent possible) which may at least show what the value was entering the marriage, so any appreciation of the business during the marriage would be more clearly identifiable.

Is the Upper East Side “wife bonus” a real thing?

By Jacqueline Newman | May 18, 2015 |

Here’s a thing that 1) probably isn’t real and 2) if it is, exists mostly in Manhattan or a future Candace Bushnell series: The “wife bonus.”
New York anthropologist Wednesday Martin, a self-described “cultural critic at large in high heels,” flipped the collective stomach of feminism Sunday with the phrase in a New York Times op-ed. The accompanying illustration shows a man fastening a golden lock around a woman’s neck.

Financial Abuse and Divorce: America Tonight

By Jacqueline Newman | October 29, 2014 |

America Tonight – Radio Show | Link to original source by Kate Delaney, October 29, 2014 Jacqueline Newman on America Tonight with Kate Delaney

Would Luann de Lesseps And Tom D’Agostino Qualify For An Annulment?

By Jacqueline Newman | August 7, 2017 |

That means it never happened. Originally printed in Bravo TV by Marianne Garvey Luann de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino had been married for just over seven months when they decided to pull the plug on their marriage. Since they were married for such a short time, does that make the process of divorce easier? Personal…

Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco – Interview with Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | April 21, 2018 |

Find Jacqueline Newman on the Chip Franklin Show on KGO San Francisco HERE.

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.

Josh Duggar had an Ashley Madison account

By Jacqueline Newman | August 19, 2015 |

Vatican workers, Big Apple bureaucrats, an English Parliamentarian — and at least one reality TV star — are among those being outed for looking for love in all the wrong places, according to stolen data posted online from the cheaters’ site Ashley Madison.

Dirty details of the site’s more than 36 million users emerged Wednesday after hackers accused the site of being a fraud and made good on a threat to expose users if it wasn’t shut down.

Jacqueline Newman on Britney Spears’ custody case

By Jacqueline Newman | June 13, 2014 |

Jacqueline Newman says Britney’s behavior is going to make the court question, however, it does not mean she is going to lose custody of her children.

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