The Divorce Team
DIVORCE FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL:
A Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ helps clients determine the short term and long-term financial impact of any proposed divorce settlement. Pre–divorce, they can provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the implications of the decisions you will make with respect to your assets and liabilities. They also provide valuable information on all financial issues that are related to the divorce, such as tax consequences. A Divorce Finance specialist will help to empower you to make educated financial decisions during divorce negotiations.
Family lawyers represent the interests of ONE party in the case of a divorce. A family lawyer informs clients of their legal rights and of the laws of divorce. They handle the termination of their client‘s marriage through negotiation with another lawyer or often through litigation and produce a legal agreement with respect to matrimonial property and support.
Mediation is a conflict-resolution process in which an impartial third party (the mediator) helps the participants in negotiating a consensual, informed and fair agreement. Decision–making rests with the parties throughout. The mediator assists the parties in identifying issues and information needs, reducing obstacles to communication, exploring alternatives and focusing on the needs and interests of those who it is agreed are affected.
A psychologist studies how we think, feel and behave from a scientific viewpoint and applies this knowledge to help people understand, explain and change their behavior. They know how to help people deal with their feelings and attitudes and develop healthier and more effective patterns of behavior. They support people in their emotional divorce and help people towards divorce recovery.
A Financial Planner works with clients or couples to implement both a short–term and long–term financial plan that will meet your needs through retirement. This plan may encompass investment strategies, income requirements, and cash flow needs.