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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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How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce with Jacqueline Newman

At Parent Footprint Dr. Dan interviews divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman. They discuss her new book THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, as well as: The roles of Dads requesting shared and equal custody The importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorce Why…

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Telling Your Wife You Want A Divorce

How exactly do you tell your wife you want a divorce? The conversation can be plagued by verbal minefields. A bad start can also carry through the rest of the eventual divorce process. “I usually will suggest that they start the conversation with a statement such as ‘As you know, I have not been happy…

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How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Divorce with Jacqueline Newman

By M C | July 6, 2020 |

At Parent Footprint Dr. Dan interviews divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman. They discuss her new book THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, as well as: The roles of Dads requesting shared and equal custody The importance of self-care for both parents during the stress of divorce Why…

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

Jacqueline Newman: Your Different Options for Getting a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 1, 2018 |

Conscious Millionaire interviews Jacqueline Newman on existing options when getting a divorce.  You can listen to the full audio HERE.  

The Heat discusses the equality for women in the workplace

By Jacqueline Newman | February 12, 2015 |

Women represent roughly 50 percent of the world’s population, yet many do not have equal rights. Women also make up roughly 60 percent of the world’s working poor, and many are exploited in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

A recent report shows the wealth disparity between women and men in poor countries is around $9 trillion U.S. dollars.

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During A Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 28, 2017 |

Originally printed in We Magazine for Women by Heidi Richards It is no secret divorces can get downright contentious – often because the stakes are so high financially and emotionally. But those already high stakes are raised dramatically when children are involved and one or both parents try to use them as pawns in their…

Jacqueline Newman Talks Litigation Challenges for the Wealthy

By Jacqueline Newman | July 10, 2014 |

I often tell my clients that “litigation is a luxury no one can afford.” It does not matter how much money one has; no one should want to spend it on litigation. The greater concern for those with significant incomes is that there are less “rules” for courts to follow. Statutes and case law often address situations of people of more modest incomes. For example, in New York, the statute that governs child support (Child Support Standards Act) caps the parties’ combined parental income at $141,000. If the combined parental income exceeds $141,000, then a court looks to numerous subjective standards to determine the appropriate amount of child support.

6 things wealthy people do to protect their money when they get married

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2019 |

For high-net-worth couples, an important first step to take when protecting individual assets in a marriage is to separate the different streams of cash flow they might have, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman said. Read the rest of the article on Business Insider.

How to get rid of your spouse but keep the dog

By Jacqueline Newman | February 26, 2018 |

Attorney skilled in matrimonial law tells how to prove that Fido will be happier with you than your soon-to-be ex Originally printed in The Mercury News Divorcing couple have long fought over parental custody, but more and more, judges are being asked to decide who gets the dog. The subject is becoming so prevalent that…

New Tax Law Affects Divorce Settlements

By Jacqueline Newman | July 18, 2018 |

Chicago Tribune article discussing how the Tax Cuts and Job Act changed the rules regarding tax deductions in divorce and separation agreements, changes that go into effect as of 2019. Also mentioned are Jacqueline Newman’s books Soon-To Be-Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-To-Be-Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity…

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…

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