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Coronavirus And Divorce Rates

Jacqueline Newman participates in the Dr. Pat Show. Divorce rates will increase significantly after couples are home quarantined together due to the coronavirus epidemic. Stress is not good for even the healthiest of marriages but it can be what pushes a marriage on the brink right over the edge. The notion of being trapped in…

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Divorced With Kids During A Pandemic

“I have a ton of cases right now where we have clients who are rightfully or wrongfully taking positions where they don’t want to adhere to custody agreements because they fear that the other spouse has the coronavirus.” Click to read the rest of the article and Jacqueline Newman’s contribution.

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Coronavirus & Divorce Rates

“I believe divorce rates will increase significantly after couples are home quarantined together due to the coronavirus epidemic. Stress is not good for even the healthiest of marriages but it can be what pushes a marriage on the brink right over the edge.” Watch the video below for more.

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Jacqueline Newman on the Larry O’Connor Show

The coronavirus presents many challenges for our society, that includes pressure on marriages. Listen to Jacqueline Newman discuss the situation on the Larry O’Connor show below.

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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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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Did Not Have a Prenup, Do You Need One?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

“A prenuptial agreement is an agreement entered before marriage,” says New York City divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman. “Generally, what prenups will cover are the two big D’s in life: divorce and debt.  “Depending on how much you want to put into the agreement, it has the capacity to dictate how assets are going to get…

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Set To Take Custody Battle To A ‘Private’ Trial

By Jacqueline Newman | November 13, 2018 |

The saga of the custody battle over Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s six children is currently set to take place in a private trial.  Jacqueline Newman contributed to an USA Today article on the latest in the custody saga, saying:  “Sometimes spouses do not realize that just because someone may be a bad spouse that…

What Happens When Billionaires Breakup

By Jacqueline Newman | January 16, 2019 |

“The major thing for billionaires is that most of the time, their assets are very complex and mostly illiquid — with Bezos, a lot of his assets are linked to Amazon stock,” Jacqueline Newman, a divorce attorney and managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd LLP, told Business Insider.  Read the full article HERE.

This Is the Most Popular Age to Get Divorced

By Jacqueline Newman | December 13, 2017 |

Originally printed in Bravo TV After walking down the aisle on your wedding day, and saying ‘I Do’ to a lifetime with your partner, the last thing you think about is whether or not your relationship will one day come to an end. But, in the United States alone, about 40 to 50 percent of…

Sociology Specialist: Charles Barkley Is Wrong on Spanking

By Jacqueline Newman | September 16, 2014 |

Former NBA basketball star Charles Barkley came to the defense of Minnesota Vikings football player Adrian Peterson, saying that spanking is something that black parents do in the south, but sociologist Jessica Carbino tells Newsmax TV that spanking is really a “class issue.”

Peterson is accused of child abuse for injuring his son while disciplining him and “using a switch to spank his son,” the star running back’s attorney Rusty Hardin said.

What Would Happen If Melania and Donald Trump Got a Divorce?

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2018 |

Originally printed in Town & Country Magazine by Corynne Cirilli Eavesdrop on a steakhouse lunch between divorce attorneys and you’re likely to hear them engaging in their current favorite sport: speculating on the marital arrangement between Donald and Melania Trump. “We love talking about it,” one recently told me. “What’s in the prenup? Did it…

Jacqueline Newman on the San Bernardino shooter’s friend being indicted

By Jacqueline Newman | December 10, 2015 |

A divorce attorney with Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP joins The Hard Line for the Water Cooler segment. They discuss the friend of the San Bernardino shooters being indicted for buying them the weapons they used in the attack and a group of students at a Pennsylvania college submitting a list of demands to the dean including renaming a building so that it doesn’t ‘sound’ racist.

Requesting Supervised Visits

By Jacqueline Newman | January 6, 2019 |

Visited supervised by a court monitor might sound scary, especially when a divorced parent is trying to have time with their child or children.  But it can also be an advantage to show changed or otherwise improved behavior.  Over Christmas Brad Pitt visited with many of his children with a monitor in place.  The article HERE discusses…

7 Reasons Spouses, Partners Lie About Money

By Jacqueline Newman | February 13, 2020 |

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.

Jacqueline Newman on Good Day Sacramento

By Jacqueline Newman | February 20, 2018 |

Originally aired on Good Day Sacramento

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