The role of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® professional is to help both the client and their lawyer understand how the financial decisions made today impact the divorcing client’s future. A CDFA® goes through intensive training in analysis. Their role is to provide guidance related to the financial impact of divorce.A CDFA® provides litigation support for the attorney and client, becomes a member of the collaborative divorce team or acts as a mediator. They do not replace the need for an attorney but can support your attorney in providing advice regarding:
Division of Assets Child Support Debts Alimony Integrating tax issues Analyzing pensions and retirement plans Determining if the client can afford the matrimonial home Evaluating a client’s insurance needs Provides data about the financial impact of a divorce settlement Appears as an expert witness in courtIf you and your spouse have assets of significant value, the financial ramifications can be complicated.Money mistakes could have far-reaching consequences. During this difficult time, hiring a CertifiedDivorce Financial Analyst® for your divorce team can help you and your attorney make informeddecisions, and provide clarity about financial decisions for your new life.