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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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Carnations? Again? Why post-Valentine’s Day is a popular time for divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

One recent study suggested divorce filings rose by as much as 40 per cent right after the holiday, while anecdotal evidence collected by Yahoo! Shine from divorce lawyers painted Valentine’s Day as time of reckoning more than romance.

6 things wealthy people do to protect their money when they get married

By Jacqueline Newman | June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

For high-net-worth couples, an important first step to take when protecting individual assets in a marriage is to separate the different streams of cash flow they might have, New York divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman said. Read the rest of the article on Business Insider.

High Stakes Breakups of the Rich & Famous

By Jacqueline Newman | June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York Divorce & Matrimonial Attorney Jacqueline Newman:

Manhattan Divorce Super Lawyer Jacqueline Newman with a Behind the Scenes Look at Celebrity Money, Kids, Reputation & Prenups in New York & U.S. High Stakes Divorces

A BIG Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos has sent ripples throughout the technology world.  How much information on the divorce will enter the public sphere?  Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan divorce lawyer, said: “For the most part they’re going to want to keep things private and quiet. Especially in the case of a public company –…

Is Jeff Bezos’ Divorce A Cause of Concern for Amazon Investors?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fox Business Network’s Hillary Vaughn discusses whether or not Amazon investors should be concerned regarding Jeff Bezos’ divorce, including input from New York City divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman.  Watch the entire clip about the impact (or lack thereof) of the separation on Amazon stock HERE.  

Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

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.

Celebrity Divorce: The KiddChris Show 1027 WEBN

By Jacqueline Newman | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attorney Jacqueline Newman on The KiddChris Show 1027 WEBN – CIN. OH discussing celebrity divorce.

Facebook Ex Trashing: It Can Cost You

By Jacqueline Newman | August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The old maxim goes: If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. For divorcing spouses, that may actually constitute legal advice in these days where Internet and social media sites have become a significant part of many people’s daily lives. Divorce is an emotionally charged topic, but letting it all out in a public forum can lead you right into court, sued for libel or having a harsher judgment levied against you in a divorce settlement.

Kids, no kids? One or four? When couples disagree

By Jacqueline Newman | August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

“I wanted to have a child and she ultimately didn’t,” Budd said. “She said she just felt like she didn’t have maternal feelings.”

Far less has landed couples in divorce court, but the Burke, Va., couple — he an editor and she a nurse — made it through. Budd, now 46, said he gave up the parenting dream and channeled his fatherly feelings into volunteer work on behalf of poor kids all over the world, trips his wife came along on a couple of times.

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