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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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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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Are You Ready? 10 Questions

By Jacqueline Newman | August 3, 2017 |

Q&A: Divorce Expert, Jacqueline Newman You have decades of working with couples considering and getting divorced.  What are the most common signs a marriage is in trouble? When people stop communicating.   While it may feel like a dream come true that you no longer have to listen to him drone on about his boring day,…

wireSide Chats – Matrimonial Law with Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | June 25, 2014 |

We seek to create intimate portraits of the top lawyers in various fields of practice around America.

In this new chat, our team interviewed Jacqueline Newman, managing partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP.

Jacqueline Newman on Biz Brew Television

By Jacqueline Newman | January 6, 2016 |

Jacqueline Newman on holidays and divorce.

Exactly How To Prevent A Divorce, According To A Divorce Lawyer

By Jacqueline Newman | October 10, 2018 |

People often say to me (Jacqueline Newman), “It must be so depressing seeing people’s marriages fall apart all around you every day. Does it affect your own marriage?” As surprising as it may sound, I think that being a divorce lawyer has had a pretty positive effect on my marriage. Read the full article at YourTango.

Who is MacKenzie Bezos?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

Despite her critical role in founding and growing Amazon, not much is known about MacKenzie Bezos.  Jacqueline Newman, a NYC matrimonial lawyer who works with high-income clients, has said that the divorce will probably be settled privately, and she does not foresee MacKenzie challenging Jeff’s control of Amazon by demanding 50 percent of his stock….

7 Things You Secretly Need to Do Before You Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | November 28, 2018 |

When you are preparing for divorce there may be certain things not to do openly.  Jacqueline Newman contributes to this new article from Glamour that discusses things you might do in secret before your divorce goes through.  That includes paying closer attention to your money and creating a social media game plan.  Read the full…

Business Insider – Donald Trump Jr.’s Wife Vanessa Filed For Divorce Soon After Getting A Windfall Inheritance

By Jacqueline Newman | May 4, 2018 |

New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman contributes to this Business Insider article discussing the divorce of Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump with potential implications from an inheritance.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | July 6, 2019 |

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.

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.

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 –…

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