Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

Divorce is the largest financial transaction you or your client will experience in his or her lifetime. Are you prepared to help them achieve the most equitable settlement?

The financial ramifications of a divorce can be devastating. However, with proper planning and expert help, divorcing couples can increase their chances of arriving at a settlement that fully addresses their short-term and long-term financial needs. What’s missing in many divorce processes is financial expertise. Deborah Beylus is a financial professional, skilled at analyzing data and providing expertise on the financial issues of divorce. As a CDFA professional, Deborah Beylus is trained to assist you and your client to understand how the decisions he or she makes today will impact his or her financial future.

You, as the lawyer, provide legal expertise. Deborah Beylus provide the financial expertise. As a CDFA professional, Deborah’s role is to assist the party and his or her attorney. As a financial advocate, Deborah Beylus is trained to interpret the numbers, and help build a strong case that’s in the client’s best interest.

As a CDFA, Deborah Beylus can take on many roles in the divorce process. Deborah Beylus can provide the client and attorney with data analysis that shows the financial effect of any given settlement.

Deborah Beylus becomes part of the divorce team and provides support on financial issues such as:

  • Understanding the short-term and long-term effects of dividing property.
  • Analyzing pensions and retirement plans.
  • Determining if the client can afford the marital home, and if not, what he or she can afford.
  • Recognizing the tax consequences of different settlement proposals.
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Deborah Beylus can be called upon to act as expert witnesses in court or in mediation proceedings.

Deborah Beylus is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and received her certification from The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA™), which is the premier national organization dedicated to the certification, education and promotion of the use of financial professionals in the divorce arena.