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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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Jacqueline Newman Talks Divorce Cases

By Jacqueline Newman | January 27, 2014 |

Like snowflakes — no two divorce cases are alike because no two people are alike. Everyone comes with their own particular life history and therefore everyone experiences their relationships differently.
One of the biggest problems in the divorce field is that judges have too much discretion when rendering legal decisions

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…

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…

How to get rid of your spouse but keep the dog

By Jacqueline Newman | February 26, 2018 |

Attorney skilled in matrimonial law tells how to prove that Fido will be happier with you than your soon-to-be ex Originally printed in The Mercury News Divorcing couple have long fought over parental custody, but more and more, judges are being asked to decide who gets the dog. The subject is becoming so prevalent that…

You’ve Got This: How to Find Support Before, During & After Divorce

By Jacqueline Newman | March 7, 2019 |

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…

January Is Known as ‘Divorce Month’ – Know These Red Flags

By Jacqueline Newman | January 13, 2017 |

Believe it or not, January has been dubbed Divorce Month by relationship experts, no doubt because it comes at a time when folks are reassessing their life choices, and when the word “clean slate” keeps popping up more than at any other time of the year.
“January is divorce month, because psychologically people want to start the new year with new beginnings,” explains Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at a New York-based law firm that specializes in divorce cases.

Ashley Madison Data Breach May Trigger Tsunami of Divorce Filings

By Jacqueline Newman | July 20, 2015 |

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

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.

Griffin divorce negotiations no surprise to experts

By Jacqueline Newman | October 5, 2015 |

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.

America’s Forum | Jacqueline Newman discusses the lower divorce rate among military members

By Jacqueline Newman | March 6, 2015 |

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.

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