CDFA® professionals help lawyers and their divorcing clients address the specific financial issues of divorce with data that will arm you with everything you need to present a bullet-proof, defensible case.

A CDFA pro is trained to:

  • Produce powerful case exhibits in the form of spreadsheets and graphs.

  • Give lawyers professional support to make sure they've covered all the financial “bases”.

  • Provide litigation support to divorce lawyers.

  • Serve as a financial expert on divorce cases.

  • Appear in court as an expert witness.

  • Analyze the financial implications of different divorce settlement proposals.

  • Create a rock-solid personal financial analysis for the client.

  • Non-marital tracing and forensic analysis.

A CDFA pro can help the client understand:

  • Separate vs. Marital property.

  • Valuing and dividing property.

  • Debt, credit, and bankruptcy.

  • Retirement and pensions.

  • Stock options and executive compensation.

  • Spousal and child support.

  • Options for the Matrimonial Home.

  • Tax problems and solutions.

  • Short-term and long-term financial impact of different settlement proposals.


Since 1993, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®) has been the most established and recognized designation in financial planning for divorce.