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Emotional Toll of Being an Adult and Seeing Your Parents Divorce

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.

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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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New Tax Law Affects Divorce Settlements

By Jacqueline Newman | July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chicago Tribune article discussing how the Tax Cuts and Job Act changed the rules regarding tax deductions in divorce and separation agreements, changes that go into effect as of 2019. Also mentioned are Jacqueline Newman’s books Soon-To Be-Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-To-Be-Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity…

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

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.

Does the age of a teenager or celebrity status play a role in custody battles?

By Jacqueline Newman | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Does the age of a teenager or celebrity status play a role in custody battles? We are joined by celebrity divorce attorney, Jacqueline Newman, who tells us more and shares the latest about the Madonna and Guy Ritchie court appearance.

Thinking of getting a divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are you thinking that you want a divorce? That is the first question that Jacqueline Newman, a New York City attorney asks her clients. Jacqueline’s also the author of Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-to-Be Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity during Divorce. Then there are also questions about a…

What’s Known On Jeff Bezos’ Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman, divorce attorney reports that Jeff Bezos will likely “maintain control” of Amazon even if he has to transfer or sell shares as part of the divorce. The shares that would likely be transferred to his wife would be non-voting, she said.  Read more in the Yahoo article HERE on what is known and not…

Jeff Bezos’ Divorce And Dating Lauren Sanchez

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Jeff Bezos’ divorce is in the news, so is his allegedly dating former TV anchor and pilot Lauren Sanchez.  How does this effect Jeff Bezos’ ongoing divorce proceedings, if at all?  Divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman offers some thoughts, which you can watch HERE.    

Making Your Divorce As Painless As Possible

By Jacqueline Newman | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner at a top New York City divorce law firm, recently shared four pieces of advice on how to make divorce proceedings as painless as possible.  The first is not to jump into litigation immediately.  Instead, consider other options to settle the divorce out of court.  Litigation can create hard feelings,…

How divorces among the rich differ from middle class divorces

By Jacqueline Newman | June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Money makes divorce look a little different.
It is riskier to litigate high income cases in Court because there is less guidance from the law. Much of the statutory law applies to middle to low income families so when you have high income cases, the judges are given great discretion when they structure awards. This leads to inconsistency and therefore great risks as one judge may greatly differ from another.

Inside Bristol Palin’s Custody Battle Over Newborn Baby

By Jacqueline Newman | January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Originally Posted by Beth Greefield on Yahoo! News, Jan 8, 2016 Looks like Bristol Palin has even more baby trouble coming her way — this time regarding her 2-week-old daughter, Sailor Grace. On Wednesday, her ex-fiancé Dakota Meyer claimed paternity and took steps to gain joint custody of the infant (seen above with Mom). “Meyer…

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