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Divorce Coach

New York matrimonial and divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein describes how a divorce coach can assist with settling a divorce out of court.

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Divorce coaches are therapists trained in the model. I think one of the reasons that people get divorced is that they no longer communicate. They – and I call the divorce coach “the translator.” I’ve been in situations where I’ve had one client that has said, “Did you hear what she said?” And I’ve had the wife say, “Did you hear what he said?” And the coach says, “Well, this is what I heard.” Both parties are like, “Yeah, that’s right.” And so, I think that divorce coaches really are in the position to translate and put people back on the same page.

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