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Jacqueline Newman on Divorce

Jacqueline Newman joined The Mike Schikman Show to talk about getting a divorce, divorce attorneys and answering other questions. Click to listen to the podcast.

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How to Get a Divorce, With Divorce Lawyer

“I consider myself to be somewhat of a divorce strategist, because really one of the things I do in initial consultations and throughout my representation of people is really look at the strategy. Because while the law plays a role, I think, in divorce, it plays much less of a role. I think it’s really…

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7 Reasons Spouses, Partners Lie About Money

Infidelity does not have to mean the bedroom and can involve finances too. That can be one spouse spending, borrowing, withholding or hiding money without telling their partner. Such financial infidelity can damage a marriage just like any other type. Read the full article on AARP’s website.

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Valentine’s Day & Divorce

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…

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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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Jacqueline Newman: Your Different Options for Getting a Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | June 1, 2018 |

Conscious Millionaire interviews Jacqueline Newman on existing options when getting a divorce.  You can listen to the full audio HERE.  

Divorce Rates Rise with a Stronger Economy

By Jacqueline Newman | May 7, 2015 |

Arise Xchange host, Andrew Schmertz speaks to Jacqueline Newman, a Family Law Attorney about why divorce rates rise when the economy gets stronger.

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.

Why The Ex-Wife Of Oil Tycoon Harold Hamm Didn’t Accept This Check For $974,790,317.77

By Jacqueline Newman | January 7, 2015 |

Oil tycoon Harold Hamm offered to pay h is former wife $974.8 million in an intense and unusual divorce proceeding — and she promptly rejected it.

Hamm, who Bloomberg estimates is currently worth $8.7 billion (after previously being worth as much as $18 billion), sent the handwritten check to the legal team of ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall to cover the full cash value of what he owes, based on a November divorce ruling by a county judge in Oklahoma.

7 Mistakes to Avoid when getting Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | November 10, 2014 |

1) Do not alienate your kids against your spouse
It hurts the kids, it hurts your case and ultimately it can hurt you.
2) Do not post on social media during divorce
Do not vent your hatred of your spouse on facebook, nor announce on twitter the great deal you just closed (when you are saying in Court that you cannot afford child support).

Back Away From The Social Media During Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | September 7, 2018 |

Thinking about venting or otherwise sharing on social media during a divorce?  Attorney Jacqueline Newman encourages her high-net-worth divorce clients to stay away from social media. “It’s very hard to take things back these days,” said Newman, the managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd in New York, specializing in high-net-worth matrimonial law. Even…

How to choose a good divorce attorney

By Jacqueline Newman | June 26, 2013 |

One of the most common complaints my clients voice is disappointment with their matrimonial attorneys.  After suffering a breach of trust and having a central relationship deteriorate, divorcees many times find themselves in an unhealthy relationship with one of the most important people in their present life, their attorney.  There are often  issues of miscommunication, mistrust and misunderstanding.  When you are struggling to put your life back together and navigate a world that seems foreign to you, you want to insure that your ‘partner’, your attorney is a good fit.

New York Attorney Jacqueline Newman Explains New York’s New Divorce Maintenance Payment Law

By Jacqueline Newman | October 16, 2015 |

The New York law governing maintenance payments during divorce and afterwards was changed this past September. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will change the way support payments are determined. The new law changes a system set in place five years ago. The new law will be helpful for some divorcing couples, less so for others. New York attorney Jacqueline Newman explains the changes in this report.

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

By Jacqueline Newman | May 4, 2018 |

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.

Jacqueline Newman Talks Compliments and Difficult Clients

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2014 |

The most difficult type of client to work with are those that are so angry at their spouse that they are unable to see how that anger and their reaction to that anger is hurtful to their children and ultimately to their case. I talk a lot to the clients that are having that experience and attempt to make them understand how the anger they are currently feeling is temporary, while the effects of this anger can be permanent. I joke with clients that “I am their most expensive therapist.” I also advise clients (in a less joking manner) that if they continue to involve the children in their anger, they should factor in the cost of lifetime therapy bills for their children and themselves when calculating the cost of their divorce.

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