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7 Things You Secretly Need to Do Before You Get Divorced

When you are preparing for divorce there may be certain things not to do openly.  Jacqueline Newman contributes to this new article from Glamour that discusses things you might do in secret before your divorce goes through.  That includes paying closer attention to your money and creating a social media game plan.  Read the full…

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

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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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Take Custody Battle To Court

Divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman discusses the news of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are taking their custody battle to court on Headline News.  That includes dates, timing and the possibility of settlement.  

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Student Debt Load And Derailing Marriages

Student debt is another form of money stress that can harm a marriage.   Marrying someone with that kind of student debt “feels very unfair,” and can “really hold you back” from buying a home or having children, said Jacqueline Newman, the managing partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, a divorce and family law…

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If You Want To Stay Married, Don’t Earn Too Much

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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Being Rich May Increase Your Odds Of Divorce

Did you know that making more money can also increase the chance that you get divorced?  Jacqueline Newman contributes to the full article at CNBC, which you can read HERE.  Here is a short excerpt: In addition, the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours, noted Jacqueline Newman, the managing…

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How To Tell Your Partner You Want A Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman contributes to an article on acknowledging mutual unhappiness when it comes to telling your partner you want a divorce.  You can read the full article HERE.

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.

Where Would Melania Trump Go If She Divorced Donald Trump?

By Jacqueline Newman | April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Get answers from Jacqueline Newman over at The Cheat Sheet on what would happen to Melania Trump in the event she and Donald Trump got divorced.  That includes real estate, custody issues and other questions.  

Ashley Madison hack: evidence for divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

I imagine a lot of veiled threats will be made following the hacking of marital-affair site Ashley Madison, whether it be via third parties or via inevitable divorcing parties.
Is it legal for a spouse who learns of his/her spouse’s infidelity through this hack to use it in divorce case? Or does it fall under the theory of being fruit from the poisonous tree?

New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Named 2014 New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys by Super Lawyers

By Jacqueline Newman | October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman of the New York law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP has been honored by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the 2014’s New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys for the second year in a row.

Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman’s practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements.

The GOP Tax Plan Could Make Your Divorce More Expensive

By Jacqueline Newman | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Bloomberg by Tom Metcalf and Christie Smythe President Donald Trump knows first-hand that a divorce — or in his case, two — can be messy and expensive. But if Republican lawmakers get their way, untying the knot could get even more costly for affluent Americans. To help pay for sweeping tax cuts, the…

Why Are Baby Boomers Divorcing At Such High Rates?

By M C | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990’s, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. According to Attorney Jacqueline Newman, a New York City based divorce lawyer, one of the challenges, particularly for women in these situations, is that she may not be aware of the…

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information

By Jacqueline Newman | July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ashley Madison Hackers Threatening to Expose Sensitive Information NBC 6 South Florida. Analysis by Matrimonial Law Attorney Jacqueline Newman

Ashley Madison Data Breach May Trigger Tsunami of Divorce Filings

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on Bev Smith Show on Empowerment Radio Network

Jacqueline Newman on Nationally Syndicated Bev Smith Show talking Ashley Madison Hack and Prenuptial Agreements

Three Ways Parents Can Protect Their Child during a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally printed in Third AGE by Jane Farrell It’s no secret that divorces can get downright contentious – often because the stakes are so high financially and emotionally. But those already high stakes are raised even more dramatically when children are involved, and one or both parents try to use them as pawns in their…

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