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Inside the Pandemic-Era Divorce Boom—and the Windfall It’s Creating for the Art Market

While the news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s split brought the question about how the mega-wealthy divide assets into the public eye, breakup-related business has been quietly gaining momentum in the art world for months. “I imagine that the majority of the divorce agreement has been worked out way before they made their public announcement,”…

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The New Rules of Divorce: COVID-19

Jacqueline Newman, attorney, managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP, and author of the book, The New Rules of Divorce is here to share her expertise and answer the difficult questions as divorced couples navigate this new landscape. Watch the video here.

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Melania Trump Could Get $50m and Custody of Barron If She Divorces Donald

Ms Newman, a managing partner at the Manhattan law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, told the Mirror that the next 12 months “will be very telling” as to how their marriage plays out. Divorce experts suspect Melania would be in a much more favourable position in the event of a divorce. Read the…

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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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Valentine’s Day & Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2020 |

What happens when you are considering divorce (whether in your head or out loud) and February rolls around? If it is still all internal thoughts, you may still go to the card store and spend an extra half hour finding a card that does not overpromise love forever or make claims of soulmates. You may…

Cryptocurrency Assets Are Becoming A New Battleground In Divorce Disputes

By Jacqueline Newman | March 13, 2019 |

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.

Melania Trump: First Lady’s ‘divorce terms’ from Donald revealed? – Shock claim

By Jacqueline Newman | July 6, 2019 |

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.

Crazy S$%$t People Fight Over

By Jacqueline Newman | September 21, 2013 |

Losing the battle and winning the war is great in concept, but most of us have at one point in our lives yielded to the alternative principle: getting tripped up on the petty.

I asked one of Manhattan’s top litigators, Jacqueline Newman, Esq. of Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Schein, LLP, to help me comprise a list of the craziest things we’ve seen or heard of couples fighting over in a divorce case. Here’s the top five:

Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

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…

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains

By Jacqueline Newman | November 3, 2017 |

The Collaborative Divorce: A Litigator Explains Originally printed in The Huffington Post by Robi Ludwig The decision to get divorced or end a marriage is one of the most difficult, chaotic and traumatic experiences two people can go through. Whether one is the initiator or one is the receiver of the decision to break up,…

Think long term when divorcing in 20s, 30s

By Jacqueline Newman | March 3, 2017 |

Millennials are waiting longer to get married, and by the time they do, they are established in their careers, traveled and already even bought a house – together or separately.
This extra life experience could be one of the reasons the divorce rates have been falling, at least for new marriages.

Divorces on Hold

By M C | May 19, 2020 |

Jacqueline Newman on Chasing News with Bill Spadea, discussing how COVID-19 has put some divorces on hold.

Jacqueline Newman on Britney Spears’ custody case

By Jacqueline Newman | June 13, 2014 |

Jacqueline Newman says Britney’s behavior is going to make the court question, however, it does not mean she is going to lose custody of her children.

January Is Divorce Month – on Biz Talk Radio

By Jacqueline Newman | January 5, 2015 |

Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman talks with Frankie Boyer on Biz Talk Radio about January as Divorce Month.

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