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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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Jacqueline Newman Talks Matrimonial Law and Her Work Ethic

By Jacqueline Newman | October 2, 2013 |

I have always been interested in matrimonial law. My parents were both psychologists, but I was too aggressive to be a therapist, so matrimonial law seemed like the logical choice.

I believe that I help people get to a better place in their lives. I build real relationships with my clients, as I become one of their most trusted advisors. I truly care that my clients and their children walk out of the divorce experience as unscathed as possible. Divorce is a terrible process, but I like to think that with the proper amount of attention to both their concerns and the law that I can make a bad situation better. It makes me feel good to know that I can provide that service for them.

Why Bill Cosby’s Wife Camille Was Ordered to Testify Against Him

By Jacqueline Newman | January 4, 2016 |

As any aficionado of crime dramas is aware, Americans generally can’t be forced to testify against their spouses.

But there’s a good reason that Camille Cosby, the wife of scandal-besieged comedian Bill Cosby, is scheduled to be deposed this Wednesday in the civil defamation case against her husband by seven of his accusers, a legal expert tells TheWrap.

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.

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