Author Of Soon-To-Be Ex Book Series
Get ready for brutal honesty, sage advice, and true concern for your emotional welfare as Jacqueline Newman exposes the myths and cultural misconceptions surrounding marital splits.
Jacqueline Newman is a New York City based divorce lawyer and experienced NY matrimonial law expert. As managing partner of a top tier 5th Avenue Manhattan law firm focused exclusively on divorce, her practice runs the gamut from prenups for high net worth people contemplating marriage to high conflict matrimonial litigation in dissolutions involving complex financial assets and difficult custody issues.
Matrimonial lawyer helping people with matrimonial, divorce, and custody matters
Creator of the Soon-to-be Ex Book Series now available on Amazon and elsewhere
Active commentator on television, radio and other media formats and sources
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A law school lecturer and New York continuing legal education instructor, Jacqueline sheds her fearsome advocate persona to teach mediation and collaborative law as alternatives to lengthy courtroom brawls. Jacqueline provides frequent expert legal commentary for national media outlets with appearances on ABC, NBC, Fox, Good Morning Britain… and in the pages of Glamour, Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Post, and other publications.
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Student debt is another form of money stress that can harm a marriage. Marrying someone with that kind of student debt “feels very unfair,” and can “really hold you back” from buying a home or having children, said Jacqueline Newman, the managing partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, a divorce and family law…
Jacqueline Newman recently contributed to a Yahoo! Finance article on how earning more can increase your chances of divorce. The article covers various factors. For example, Newman cited that the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours. “Then they spend a lot of time apart,” she said. “That causes a…
Did you know that making more money can also increase the chance that you get divorced? Jacqueline Newman contributes to the full article at CNBC, which you can read HERE. Here is a short excerpt: In addition, the high-income earner may have a job that requires travel and long hours, noted Jacqueline Newman, the managing…
People often say to me (Jacqueline Newman), “It must be so depressing seeing people’s marriages fall apart all around you every day. Does it affect your own marriage?” As surprising as it may sound, I think that being a divorce lawyer has had a pretty positive effect on my marriage. Read the full article at YourTango.
“The wedding band is considered marital property,” says Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner at Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Rodd in New York. “If it’s marital property, it’s subject to division. If you get divorced a month later, she still gets to keep the engagement ring. I often joke with my male friends, ‘Spend more money…