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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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This Is the Most Popular Age to Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | December 13, 2017 |

Originally printed in Bravo TV After walking down the aisle on your wedding day, and saying ‘I Do’ to a lifetime with your partner, the last thing you think about is whether or not your relationship will one day come to an end. But, in the United States alone, about 40 to 50 percent of…

Marriage Breakups May Skyrocket

By Jacqueline Newman | June 3, 2020 |

The coronavirus pandemic has presented many challenges to societies across the globe. While the economic impacts have been covered extensively with business disruption and rising unemployment, other impacts can be just as severe. That includes the potential for a steep rise in the rate of divorce in the United States. New York City divorce attorney…

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.

Family Law Q&A With Jacqueline Newman

By Jacqueline Newman | November 1, 2014 |

Watch Jacqueline Newman, a top matrimonial and divorce attorney in New York, answer your legal questions on matrimonial and divorce law.

Coronavirus And Divorce Rates

By Jacqueline Newman | March 28, 2020 |

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…

Who gets the dog in a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | October 21, 2015 |

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.

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.

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.

January is Divorce Month – on This Morning

By Jacqueline Newman | January 8, 2015 |

January is Divorce Month. Analysis with Family Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman, Managing Partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein on This Morning with Gordon Deal Radio.

Facebook Ex Trashing: It Can Cost You

By Jacqueline Newman | August 22, 2012 |

The old maxim goes: If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. For divorcing spouses, that may actually constitute legal advice in these days where Internet and social media sites have become a significant part of many people’s daily lives. Divorce is an emotionally charged topic, but letting it all out in a public forum can lead you right into court, sued for libel or having a harsher judgment levied against you in a divorce settlement.

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