Divorce is never easy.
Whether you are just contemplating or have already begun the process, we are here to help. We can show you the future impact of the financial decisions and division of assets made today to help you make the right choices for your tomorrow.
What is a CDFA®?

A Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA®) is one who specializes in the financial issues surrounding divorce. The role of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ is to assist the client and their attorney about how the financial decision made today will impact the client in the future. A CDFA® uses his or her knowledge of tax law, asset distribution, and financial planning to achieve an equitable, often agreeable, settlement.

How do our CDFA®’s work at Beacon Pointe?

We provide an alternative way to help make the divorce process simpler, more affordable, and equitable to all parties involved.  We work as a financial neutral with attorneys, therapists and mediators as an extra layer of representation and support.  We work with you to see the impact and affordability of your proposed settlement.

Beacon Pointe CDFA®
Financial Guidance X X
Family Preservation X X
Tax Planning X
Financial Plan X
Avoid Courtroom X X
Document Preparation X X X
A Holistic Approach to Taking Care of You
Multi-Generational Families
Children & Family Dynamics

The impact of divorce can affect many, including children.  We understand the delicate nature of this transition process for all involved and help make the transition as easy as possible through our holistic approach to financial planning.

Risk Retention Groups
Business Entities & Real Estate

When dividing assets, it is of paramount importance to consider your full financial picture.  Tax implications regarding the assets involved can have a major impact on your long-term financial well-being. We can help you navigate the tax complexities related to the division of assets.

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Your New Normal

A new path lies ahead of you and we are here to be your support system as your personal and financial journey evolves.  We believe in true life fulfillment and aim to build a financial plan that gives true meaning to your life and legacy goals.

Why work with Beacon Pointe Advisors?

We have a CDFA® on staff to help with financial planning before, during, and after divorce.


We can assist busy attorneys with determining the settlement in a tax-efficient manner.


We can assist with being the financial expert if choosing Mediation. We will be there every step of the way.


We work alongside therapists and personal coaches to help couples understand money issues and support vision setting for a bright future.

Empowering You

Financial independence can be a liberating experience. The women of Beacon Pointe’s Women’s Advisory Institute authored a book and put together helpful guides meant to support you on your evolving personal financial journey.

Considerations When Hiring a Divorce Attorney

The Financial Impact of Divorce

Personal Finance Wellness Workbook

WAI News & Events
Your Dollars, Our Sense

Your Dollars, Our Sense: A Fun & Simple Guide to Money Matters is a quick read that makes sense of a variety of topics including credit, saving priorities, investing, home ownership, insurance, marriage, children, retirement, estate planning and much more. As an International Best Seller having ranked #1 in six different business and finance categories, this book makes for a great shower, birthday and graduation gift, and a phenomenal read for any age.

Amazon Best Seller List Results:
#1 in Personal Finance
#1 in Business Life
#1 in Finance

#1 in Budgeting
#1 in Money Management
#1 in Mentoring & Coaching

To anyone who has thought, I should really know more about my finances, this book is for you. To anyone who has thought, There is just too much to know, this book is for you. Flip through or read cover to cover, it’s totally up to you!


‘Your Dollars, Our Sense’ was authored by the women of Beacon Pointe Advisors. Rating provided by Amazon Book Services in 2017. Best Seller Publishing was compensated by Beacon Pointe for facilitating the book publication and ranking process by Amazon Book Services.

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We are here to be a trusted partner with you on your personal wealth journey.  Please contact us if we can be of service.


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