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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 the Dog When You Break Up?

By Jacqueline Newman | December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is the road most traveled: You partner off. The two of you move in together, get hitched or make a Kurt-n-Goldie-style life commitment to one another. You buy some throw pillows and if you didn’t already have a pet, you go and find yourself a fur baby. Maybe after the two of you have realized you’re capable of caring for the fur baby, you upgrade to a human baby.

And then it all goes to hell. Spectacularly so. Your relationship is up in flames, the star of its own viking funeral.

Divorce Lessons Learned from A-List Celebrity Splits

By Jacqueline Newman | September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Would you take relationship advice from Kim (yes, I had a 72-day marriage) Kardashian? What about asking about the rigors of love and commitment from Liza Minnelli? Hmmm, probably not the best gurus you could consult based on the fact that the two ladies have had seven marriages between the two of them—unless, for instance, your inquiry is related to the question of how to get married…

Financial Abuse and Divorce: America Tonight

By Jacqueline Newman | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

America Tonight – Radio Show | Link to original source by Kate Delaney, October 29, 2014 Jacqueline Newman on America Tonight with Kate Delaney

Facebook Divorce Factor

By Jacqueline Newman | October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

KOGO News with Attorney Jacqueline Newman – Facebook Divorce Factor

Griffin divorce negotiations no surprise to experts

By Jacqueline Newman | October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The highly anticipated divorce trial of billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin and his wife, Anne Dias Griffin, appears headed where most divorce trials end up — in a settlement.

Griffin and Dias Griffin returned to the negotiating table on the day the trial was scheduled to begin.

What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | January 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hindsight’s 20/20, so there’s no one better than ex-wives to tell you what to do (and not to do) if you’re going through—or just contemplating—a divorce. Here, real women share what they wish they’d known when they split from their husbands and divorce professionals weigh in on how to combat the most unexpected, yet most common, mistakes they’ve seen clients make. Rest assured, these 10 lessons can get you through the end of your marriage, both financially and emotionally.

Don’t Vent on Facebook or Twitter during Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

During a divorce, no good can come from bad-mouthing your spouse on Twitter or Facebook.
Lawyers.com journalist Ed Alpern reports on how the tools of discovery in matrimonial cases have evolved. In the past, divorce attorneys gathered information using subpoenas for witnesses and documents. But now attorneys do a lot of investigation online.

Thriving & Surviving After a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally aired on Today EXTRA Is there really such a thing as a perfect divorce? “Well I think it somewhat depends on how you define ‘perfect.’ But, for the most part, I would say there are definitely divorces that are very very difficult, but there are some that can be amicable – people can realize that…

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.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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