PROFILES

New York Super Lawyers Metro Feature Attorney Profile The Second Life of Harriet Cohen,  by Michael Y. Park  

The Magazine of Brooklyn Law School Profile    Harriet Cohen '74, The Marriage Broker  

JMHS Alumni News Profile   Harriet Newman Cohen: From Latin to Family Law 

The Commercial Observer   Amongst The City's Power Elite, Harriet Newman Cohen Is The Maestro Of The Highly Public Marital Split. It's Fitting Then That One Of The City's Top Divorce Attorneys Has Left The Firm In Which She Was A Founding Partner And, In Dramatic Fashion, Taken An Uber-Prime Spot 

IN THE NEWS

People Magazine  Harvey Weinstein's Ex Wants Remaining $5 Million in Child Support in Case He Goes Broke    (Harriet Newman Cohen and Bonnie E. Rabin)  December 22, 2017

New York Daily News  Harvey Weinstein is a no-show as ex-wife demands $5M child support advance in court    (Harriet Newman Cohen and Bonnie E. Rabin)   December 21, 2017

New York Post    Weinstein's Ex: He's Paying For Lawyers and Not Child Support (Bonnie E. Rabin and Harriet Newman Cohen)   December 21, 2017

Daily News   Experts Say Police Could Pursue Criminal Charges If Anthony Weiner Sent Sexts To 15-Year-Old Teen. "Harriet Cohen, a seasoned matrimonial lawyer, said high school kids as a group are increasingly "extreme graphic" on the internet, indulging in "risque behavior at younger and younger ages" — and Weiner was "acting in the role of predator" with this stream of texts.  "It raises a lot of questions about whether this is criminal behavior,” Cohen said.    September 21, 2016

New York Post    NBA’s Paul George Settles Paternity Battle George’s attorney Harriet Newman Cohen told us, “They have reached a settlement with full joint custody and a financial package. They will be raising their daughter together. Paul George had always intended to do the right thing, and he is thrilled to have a daughter. The settlement is generous, the child is going to have a wonderful life, and both parents will be equally involved in bringing her up.”   November 25, 2014

Indiana Star   Indiana Pacers Forward Paul George is Close to Settling a Paternity Suit That Will Include Joint Custody    "We're looking at joint custody both in action schedule as well as in decision making," said Harriet N. Cohen, George's New York-based family law attorney. "Paul was always, always ready to step up to the plate and do all those things and enjoy his daughter."   October 16, 2014

Daily News   NBA star Paul George and his Queens ex-stripper baby mama are close to finalizing a “joint parenting, joint decision-making” resolution over their 5-month-old daughter   (Harriet Newman Cohen) October 16, 2014

Daily Beast     Why Katie Holmes May Win Custody   ... what lawyers call the “race to the courthouse,” says Harriet Newman Cohen, who has represented Laurence Fishburne and Andrew Cuomo.   July 6, 2012

New York Times (City Room Blog)   Share Your Darkest Tales of Valentine’s Day   By James Barron   February 7, 2011

New York Times (Week In Review)   Ex-Ex-Ex-Men: The Remarrying Kind   By Kate Zernike    January 29, 2006

BOOKS

Inside the Minds Series    Helping Clients Achieve Happiness in Family Law Matters: Key Qualities and Strategies of Successful Family Law Attorneys (Harriet Newman Cohen)   April 2016

The Divorce Book for Men and Women: A Step-By-Step Guide to Gaining Your Freedom Without Losing Everything Else  (Harriet Newman Cohen) Avon Books 1994 Ralph Gardner, Jr., Co-Author

ARTICLES

New York Law Journal    Social Media In Divorce and Family Law: A Trap for the Unwary?  (Harriet Newman Cohen and Amanda Laird Creegan)  July 31, 2017

New York Law Journal   Court Gives Renewed Force to Policy Requiring Full Custody Hearings   (Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James)  July 25, 2016

Inside the Minds Series    Helping Clients Achieve Happiness in Family Law Matters: Key Qualities and Strategies of Successful Family Law Attorneys (Harriet Newman Cohen)   April 2016

New York Law Journal   Analysis of Bill A-7645: 2015's New Maintenance Guidelines  (Harriet Newman Cohen and Laura A. Tucker) July 25, 2015

New York Law Journal   Child Support Modifications Are Easier After 2010 Amendments (Harriet Newman Cohen) July 28, 2014

New York Law Journal   Automatic Orders Prevent Wrongful Asset Transfers in Divorce Actions  (Harriet Newman Cohen, Bonnie Rabin and Tim James) July 29, 2013

New York Law Journal Unwrapping the 2012 'No Fault' Package (Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James) July 30, 2012

New York Law Journal Marriage Equality Remains an Aspiration (Harriet Newman Cohen, Bonnie Rabin and Tim James), August 01, 2011

New York Law Journal What's Equitable When Distributing Businesses, Enhanced Earning Capacity?  (Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James) August 9, 2010

New York Law Journal Downward Modification In A Troubled Economy (Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James) August 10, 2009

New York Law Journal   Egregious To a Fault   (Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James) July 28, 2008

New York Law Journal   The Alienated Child  (Harriet Newman Cohen and Gretchen Beal Schumann) July 30, 2007

New York Law Journal  To Have or Have Not (a Prenuptial Agreement)?   (Harriet Newman Cohen) August 7, 2006

New York Law Journal  When Custody is Truly Contested, Who Decides Best Interests? (Harriet Newman Cohen) June 6, 2005

New York Law Journal  Equating 'Best' With 'Only' in Interstate Custody Cases Under the UCCJEA  (Harriet Newman Cohen) June 7, 2004

New York Law Journal   Limiting Discovery in Custody Cases  (Harriet Newman Cohen) July 14, 2003

New York Law Journal   Is 'Braiman' Still Vital After 24 Years?  (Harriet Newman Cohen) July 15, 2002 


PUBLISHED DECISIONS

Zappin v. Comfort      
At issue:  Civility and Legal Ethics       
A New York Appeals Court affirmed sanctions against husband over his conduct in divorce proceedings with his then-wife
   (Harriet Newman Cohen, Attorney for the Child)   
January 19, 2017  

Westreich v. Westreich
At issue: “Exclusive Use and Occupancy” of Marital Home During Matrimonial Litigation  (Harriet Newman Cohen, Bonnie E. Rabin, and Amanda Laird Creegan)  May 22, 2015

At issue:  Equitable Distribution, Spousal Support, Child Support in a High Net Worth Case   (Harriet Newman Cohen, Bonnie E. Rabin and Amanda Laird Creegan)   August 1, 2014

Ayoub v. Ayoub   
June 11, 2009

Day v. Day           
December 27, 2001