The financial ramifications of a divorce can be devastating.
But with proper planning and expert help from professionals
specializing in financially equitable divorce settlements,
you can increase your chances of arriving at a settlement
that fully addresses your long-term financial needs
-- and your spouses too.
What's missing in most divorce processes is financial
expertise. A Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ can
forecast the long-term effects of the settlement.
By using a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, both
partners have a clearer view of their financial futures.
Only then can they approach a settlement that fully
addresses the financial needs and capabilities of each.
To learn more about how a Certified Divorce Financial
Analyst™ can help you plot your financial future with
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do CDFA™’s help?
CDFA™’s help clients determine the short term and long
term financial impact of any proposed divorce settlement.
They also provide valuable information on financial
issues that are related to the divorce, such as tax
consequences, dividing pension plans, continued health
care coverage, stock option elections and much more.
CDFA™’s also help
attorneys by helping the client make financial sense
of proposals. CDFA™’s give attorneys the tools they
need to help prove their case.
Should a person hire a
CDFA™ instead of an attorney?
Definitely not! The IDFA™ highly recommends that any
person getting a divorce seek legal counsel. The CDFA™’s
role is to assist the attorney, not replace the attorney.
Do CDFA™’s help only men
or only women?
CDFA™’s are trained to advocate for men and women.The
CDFA™ simply interprets the numbers and helps the attorney
build a strong case that’s in the client’s best interest.
Can CDFA™’s act as a neutral
party to help a couple reach a settlement?
Many CDFA™’s are also trained mediators and often times
take a role in facilitative mediation and collaborative
law. However, CDFA™’s are not attorneys and cannot give
out legal advice. The IDFA™ always recommends that any
person going through a divorce receive independent legal