Jacqueline Newman Lawyer

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.

 

Legal Services

Matrimonial lawyer helping people with matrimonial, divorce, and custody matters

Author

Creator of the Soon-to-be Ex Book Series now available on Amazon and elsewhere

Media Expert

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.

Jacqueline’s Recent Media Quotes

Here Are the Lessons I’ve Learned as a Divorce Lawyer That Could Save Your Marriage

September 24, 2018

People often say to me, “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. To begin with, it allows me to get behind…

Divorce Late In Life: How To Navigate Finding Your Identity Without A Partner

September 24, 2018

When an individual decides to move forward with a divorce from a spouse, especially after many years of marriage, it is not uncommon for her or him to experience an identity crisis of sorts. Although some might believe men typically experience less of an identity crisis than women during a divorce, the reality is it’s…

Thinking of getting a divorce?

September 14, 2018

Are you thinking that you want a divorce? That is the first question that Jacqueline Newman, a New York City attorney asks her clients. Jacqueline’s also the author of Soon-to-Be Ex: A Woman’s Guide to Her Perfect Divorce and Relaunch and Soon-to-Be Ex for Men: Preserving Wealth, Fatherhood, and Sanity during Divorce. Then there are also questions about a…

Back Away From The Social Media During Divorce

September 7, 2018

Thinking about venting or otherwise sharing on social media during a divorce?  Attorney Jacqueline Newman encourages her high-net-worth divorce clients to stay away from social media. “It’s very hard to take things back these days,” said Newman, the managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd in New York, specializing in high-net-worth matrimonial law. Even…

Why Are Baby Boomers Divorcing At Such High Rates?

August 21, 2018

Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990’s, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. According to Attorney Jacqueline Newman, a New York City based divorce lawyer, one of the challenges, particularly for women in these situations, is that she may not be aware of the…

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