Evan Schein

New York Divorce Lawyer

Marriage. Money. Divorce.And More.

Evan is a family law and divorce attorney in New York City, and a partner and the Head of Litigation at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein. He is the host of the podcast Schein On, where he and his guests tackle tough legal, financial, and life issues, and talk about sports whenever they have an excuse.

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The Benefits of Divorce Mediation: Talking with Susan Guthrie, the Master Mediator

Susan Guthrie is an internationally recognized expert on online mediation, creator and host of the Divorce and Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online Podcast.

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Find Me a Match: Chatting with NYC’s Coolest Matchmaker about Finding Love

Point of note, ladies: if a man doesn’t have a living plant in his home, Van Doran warns, it’s not a good sign.

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Athletes and the Basic Fundamentals of Finance: Talking with Wale Ogunleye

The time to start really thinking about money, Ogunleye says, is before you really start making any. “I think the moment you get drafted and you start thinking about money – or not drafted – you’re working from behind,” Ogunleye said.

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Business Valuation and Settlements: Discussing the New Normal with Glenn Liebman and Peter Bryniczka

In this episode, we discussed the impact of the pandemic on court settlements and business valuations, and the emergence of virtual court.

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Co-Parenting in a Blended Family: Challenges and Perspectives

Dr. Jann Blackstone is a writer, former Superior Court child custody mediator, and the founder of Bonus Families, a non-profit that advocates for and counsels blended families.

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Talking the Talk with Dr. Phil Levy About the Importance of Communication

"People, human beings, by nature are joiners. They need to be with others, and we just have to figure out how to utilize communication and all the other skills to be together in a way that will enhance one another and the relationship."

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How Family Lawyers and Athletes Can Work Together: A Chat with Darren Heitner

Any individual with high net worth needs experienced counsel when it comes to divorce, custody, or support, but athletes face challenges that other people may not.

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5 min read
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Emma Johnson Talks to Evan About the Benefits of 50/50 Parenting on the Schein On Podcast

I sat down with Emma Johnson – journalist, author, advocate, and creator of WealthySingleMommy.com

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Self-Care After Divorce: Talking with Dr. Elizabeth Cohen

In her book Light on the Other Side of Divorce, Dr. Cohen talks about the benefits of finding the little pleasures in post-divorce life.

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4 min read
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“Light on the Other Side of Divorce”: A Conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Cohen

I sat down with Dr. Elizabeth Cohen to talk all things divorce, including her new book: Light on the Other Side of Divorce.

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4 min read
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Stephanie Haney Talks Finding & Losing Love in the Time of a Global Pandemic

Evan talked with Emmy-winning anchor and legal analyst Stephanie Haney on making connections even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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6 min read
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Discussing the Importance of Support with Malcolm Lemmons

On episode three of the Schein On podcast, host Evan Schein sat down with Malcolm Lemmons, former athlete, entrepreneur, author and creator of the platform Athletes Unheard,

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Cover Image for Dr. Jeanne Safer Talks Politics & Relationships on the Schein On Podcast

Dr. Jeanne Safer Talks Politics & Relationships on the Schein On Podcast

Despite what the headlines tell you, most people do not divorce because they have opposing political beliefs.

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4 min read
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“You Have a Choice:” A Discussion with Nikki Bruno on the Schein On Podcast

At the core of Nikki Bruno's program is the understanding that waiting to process the loss or trauma of a divorce until after the divorce may not be best for your health.

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Jennifer Grey’s Divorce Settlement Scores 100% on Her Dance Card

Jennifer Grey's divorce settlement underscores how property division laws can vary widely from state to state.

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“Sometimes People Really Do Grow Apart” – Why Cardi B’s Divorce Is Resonating Across the Country

Cardi B's divorce may be ordinary, but her life is not.

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5 min read
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The Public Unraveling of a Marriage – Dr. Dre and Nicole Young

Dr. Dre faces a prenup challenge.

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The Challenges of Divorcing in the Public Eye

First, I have said it before, and I will say it again: being unified in your separation or divorce announcement is the right and only way to go.

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Lessons Learned from High-Profile Divorces

There are divorce lessons to be learned for all of us from high-profile couples.

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6 min read
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When Play Resumes, Pay Resumes: Why Athletes Need Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Professional athletes have specific and unique reasons for needing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

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3 min read
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Sports Schedule or Custody Schedule? Unexpected Conflicts for Athletes Resuming Play

Child custody and parenting schedules can be particularly tricky for professional athletes.

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4 min read
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An Athlete’s Perfect Prenup

Long gone are the days where a high-profile divorce can fly under the radar.

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5 min read