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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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Another Celebrity Divorce

Nicole Young, wife of musician Dr. Dre, has filed for divorce. The couple married back in 1996 and have 2 children. When a couple has been together for awhile the question comes up, “why now?” and “what happened?” While it’s impossible to tell as the divorce filing listed “unreconcileable differences”, divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shared…

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Of Elections & Divorces

Stress factors in life can carry over into stressing out marriages. That is true for the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic fallout. It can also be true for politics and elections. New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman says divorce rates are likely to increase across the nation as a result of the election. “There…

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Another Celebrity Divorce

By M C | July 6, 2020 |

Nicole Young, wife of musician Dr. Dre, has filed for divorce. The couple married back in 1996 and have 2 children. When a couple has been together for awhile the question comes up, “why now?” and “what happened?” While it’s impossible to tell as the divorce filing listed “unreconcileable differences”, divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman shared…

NYC LAWYER JACQUELINE NEWMAN – BUSINESS STANDARD – JOLIE PITT DIVORCE

By Jacqueline Newman | September 21, 2016 |

What will happen to the huge combined fortune of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, post their divorce?

American attorney for Family law and divorce, Marilyn Chinitz has estimated that the couple has a combined worth of up to 500 million dollars, reports PeopleMagazine.

While estimates of their earnings vary, celebrity estate attorney Donald David approximates the 52-year-old actor be worth up to 350 million dollars and Jolie up to 275 million dollars.

How will Jeff Bezos’ $137 Billion Divorce Play Out?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 |

New York City Divorce Lawyer Jacqueline Newman helps tackle a 137 billion dollar question:  What is going to happen with Jeff Bezos’ divorce to wife of 25 years MacKenzie Bezos?  Read the full VICE article on why Newman thinks that things may go simpler than some expect, regardless of the large dollar amounts involved.  Or…

Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Offers Relationship Advice: “You Want to Be Divorcing a Happier Spouse”

By Jacqueline Newman | February 16, 2015 |

Jacqueline Newman has an impressive career as a family law attorney in New York City, so it’s no surprise that she knows a thing or two about how to best handle a divorce. For starters, she encourages couples to stay away from social media. Saying negative things about your ex could affect more than just your relationship; it may also impact their career, as future employers may Google them and not realize that it was a former spouse who called them a cheat or a liar.

Carnations? Again? Why post-Valentine’s Day is a popular time for divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | February 15, 2013 |

One recent study suggested divorce filings rose by as much as 40 per cent right after the holiday, while anecdotal evidence collected by Yahoo! Shine from divorce lawyers painted Valentine’s Day as time of reckoning more than romance.

Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | April 30, 2019 |

Jacqueline Newman has said parents often will wait until their children are in college to divorce, presuming that they’ll be in a better position to handle it when they’re older. Read the rest of the article at Considerable.

Short Take: Do This Now – Crucial First Steps to Take If You Are Considering Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 28, 2014 |

Jacqueline Newman joins the panel to talk about steps to take before getting a divorce.

Don’t let money be a divisive issue in a second marriage

By Jacqueline Newman | November 4, 2017 |

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains Originally printed in Newsday by Sheryl Nance-Nash According to the National Stepfamily Resource Center, 60 percent of those who remarry get divorced again. If you want to beat the odds in a second marriage, it’s key to keep money from being a divisive issue. Throw out prior financial strategies…

Prenuptial Agreements and Same Sex Marriages

By Jacqueline Newman | January 1, 2015 |

Christine Bentley, Samantha Houston, and Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman talking about divorce, prenuptial agreements and same sex marriages on Sirius XM.

Jolie and Pitt’s romance, divorce bookended by films

By Jacqueline Newman | September 21, 2016 |

For Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt, it started with tequila and dancing in the rain in Bogota and ended on the French seaside with white wine, pills and tears.

Hollywood’s most storied modern couple only appeared together twice in the movies. The first time, in 2005’s “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” they fell in love. A decade later, “By the Sea” would come just a year before their relationship would come to an end with Jolie Pitt filing for divorce. Both times they played a childless husband and wife whose passion had turned to resentment.

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