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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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Who Gets Custody of the Family Dog?

By Jacqueline Newman | August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

When couples split, custody is one of the hardest issues they have to resolve. And that goes for dogs and other furry family members as much as for children.

Formosa Hsu and her ex-partner Joseph, who did not have kids, spent years in mediation to decide how to split the time of their little beagle mix Pupineya, whom they had adopted when he was 3 months old.

On Point: No Fault Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman Talking about No Fault Divorce, On Point with Tomi Lahren

The Heat discusses the equality for women in the workplace

By Jacqueline Newman | February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

Jacqueline Newman: Your Different Options for Getting a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

America’s Forum | Jacqueline Newman discusses the lower divorce rate among military members

By Jacqueline Newman | March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Family law attorney talks about the lower divorce rate among military members, some good news for our battered military personnel, and why it’s happening.

Brangelina Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The second episode of the Fordham IPLJ Podcast tackles the Brangelina Divorce with a prominent divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. The unthinkable happened last week, when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie decided to split up. Amidst reports of Pitt’s infidelity and possible domestic abuse towards the couple’s children, the IPLJ Podcast attempts to sift through the reports and predict the way the legal split will play out.

How Child Abuse Investigation Could Affect Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Divorce Case

By Jacqueline Newman | September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

After 12 years and six kids together, Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt just after their two-year wedding anniversary.

Hollywood is still reeling from news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing – one of the most high-profile splits in recent memory. Now, new allegations that Pitt may have been abusive to their children could have an impact on legal proceedings.

January Is Known as ‘Divorce Month’ – Know These Red Flags

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Believe it or not, January has been dubbed Divorce Month by relationship experts, no doubt because it comes at a time when folks are reassessing their life choices, and when the word “clean slate” keeps popping up more than at any other time of the year.
“January is divorce month, because psychologically people want to start the new year with new beginnings,” explains Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at a New York-based law firm that specializes in divorce cases.

Jacqueline Newman Discusses the Interdisciplinary Model of Collaborative Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the things I like best about working in the collaborative divorce model is the interdisciplinary team approach. As I explain to clients, we can bring in a divorce coach (divorce therapist), a financial neutral, and a child specialist—all trained in the collaborative model. I tell my clients, “I am the most expensive player on the team. Why not work with less expensive specialists who do this type of work every single day?”

I think that the reason many couples divorce is that they‎ “stop speaking the same language.” I therefore call the divorce coaches “the translators.”

Who Gets the Dog Post-Relationship and Love?

By Jacqueline Newman | March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago, a lovely woman named Sara came into my law office for an initial consultation. One of the first things she said to me was, “All I care about is Molly. I do not care about the money – I need her to be with me.” Now, this is not uncommon as many of my clients who have fallen out of a relationship and love feel that protecting their children is their number one concern. I asked the client, “Who would you say is the primary caretaker for Molly?”

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