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

Student Debt Load And Derailing Marriages

October 18, 2018

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…

If You Want To Stay Married, Don’t Earn Too Much

October 18, 2018

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…

Being Rich May Increase Your Odds Of Divorce

October 11, 2018

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…

Exactly How To Prevent A Divorce, According To A Divorce Lawyer

October 10, 2018

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.

D.C. Lawyer Suing Former Girlfriend For Return Of A $100,000 Engagement Ring

September 26, 2018

“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…

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