Some of the questions that divorce attorneys face in each divorce case are:
What many attorneys struggle with, however, are the intricate financial details, such as: tax issues, capital gains, and dividing assets including pensions.
In the family law arena, “Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™” and “CDFA™” are relatively new terms. More and more attorneys, judges, mediators, and arbitrators are starting to learn about the CDFA™ designation and how working with a CDFA™ could support clients in the divorce process.
Good attorneys clearly recognize the need for quality financial experts in order to help their clients get the most favorable results possible through settlement or in the event of a contested trial.
How do CDFAs™ fit into the process? There are several different roles a CDFA™ can play when working with attorneys:
The role of the CDFA™ is to assist the client and the attorney to understand how the financial decisions they make today will impact the client’s financial future based on certain assumptions. Due to the financial complexities and the role they can play in getting the most equitable settlement for their clients, more and more attorneys are bringing financial experts into the divorce process right from the start.
If you would like to enhance your practice by engaging our Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, contact us to schedule a complimentary one-hour introductory session.