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Cryptocurrency Assets Are Becoming A New Battleground In Divorce Disputes

Jacqueline Newman provided input on this Bankrate.com article on those divorcing with cryptocurrency. She asks all of her clients to fill out a statement of net worth — a comprehensive document detailing income, assets and debt of each party. She says her forms now ask parties to include cryptocurrency, too. Read more.

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Thinking about Divorce? Here’s 10 Things Every Wife Should Know

Like childbirth, I feel that no one tells you the real truth about the divorce process. Here are some things to consider when thinking about divorce and if you can live with them, then you may be ready. His affair will not shock a judge. The fact that he violated the sacred rule of marriage…

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You’ve Got This: How to Find Support Before, During & After Divorce

Welcome to the DWC—a.k.a., the Divorced Women’s Club. Ultimately, the Divorced Women’s Club is one no one ever wanted to join. However, it—is also true that while the price of membership is steep, great friendships can be made and support can be realized simply by acknowledging you have become a member. Therefore, start looking to…

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Social Media & Divorce

Are you getting divorced and are active on social media?  What may seem like a venting or even sharing post can have an impact on divorce cases.  New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman covers why it’s a good idea to be careful on social media.  You can read the entire article on that and other…

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Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

Will the Bezos’ divorce be long and drawn out and public? Jacqueline Newman: “It’s hard to tell exactly how much it will cost because it doesn’t really matter how much money you have. That doesn’t necessarily equate to the class and the legal fees. It depends what they’re going to fight about.” You can read more…

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The Bezos’ Are The Latest Entry In Divorce Month

January is a big month for filing for divorce.  Why is that? “What I find is that most people in December want to get through the holidays. Nobody wants a divorce summons put into their stocking,” Jacqueline Newman. Read more HERE.

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Financial abuse in marriage, 3 ways to get divorced, child custody and more

By Jacqueline Newman | February 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Family law attorney Jacqueline Newman discussed how to keep an inheritance from going to a spouse during divorce, ways women suffer from financial abuse in marriage, and ways social media can hurt during divorce.

Business Insider – Donald Trump Jr.’s Wife Vanessa Filed For Divorce Soon After Getting A Windfall Inheritance

By Jacqueline Newman | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

New York City divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman contributes to this Business Insider article discussing the divorce of Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump with potential implications from an inheritance.

Substance-Abuse History and Other Mysteries of Child-Custody Battles

By Jacqueline Newman | July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

When news broke Monday of the not-so-unexpected split between Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, attention quickly turned to how the breakup would affect the couple’s three kids — Mason, 5, Penelope, 2, and Reign, 7 months. At least one expert speculated that Disick, who had a recent stint in rehab and was spotted partying with an ex in France, could have a shot at custody. “Scott can still fight for custody, even with a history of substance abuse,” attorney Kelly Chang Rickert told HollywoodLife.com. “It may be an uphill battle and all depends on whether or not Kourtney will fight.”

Josh Duggar had an Ashley Madison account

By Jacqueline Newman | August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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?”

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Family Time Magazine 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 never-ending battle with each…

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.

‘Big Bang’ Kaley Cuoco’s Divorce from Hell!

By Jacqueline Newman | October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ugly split between “The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco and husband of five minutes Ryan Sweeting has exploded — to the tune of $45 million, The National ENQUIRER has learned.

Tennis player and rumored boozehound Ryan, 28, has demanded a hefty chunk of cash from Kaley, 29, now that their disastrous, 21-month marriage has imploded.

A top divorce lawyer explains what could happen to Brangelina’s $500 million fortune

By Jacqueline Newman | September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The biggest question in Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce is who will take care of their children.

The next question is who will get their stuff. 

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Set To Take Custody Battle To A ‘Private’ Trial

By Jacqueline Newman | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The saga of the custody battle over Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s six children is currently set to take place in a private trial.  Jacqueline Newman contributed to an USA Today article on the latest in the custody saga, saying:  “Sometimes spouses do not realize that just because someone may be a bad spouse that…

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