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Divorce Financial Neutral

How did we get here? Where did it go wrong? Can we be friends when this is over?

Can we work through this divorce on our own together -- without lawyers and fees?

Who do I call for help?  Call Nicole Rogers with The Rogers Firm and hire a Divorce Financial Neutral to add ease to this difficult life transition.

What is a Divorce Financial Neutral and why do you need one for your divorce?

As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Nicole Rogers has an educational background in accounting from Kennesaw State University and has over 20 years experience as a paralegal.  She went through an intensive training program to become skilled in analyzing and providing expertise related to the financial issues of divorce and obtain her CDFA®.

In addition, Nicole went through mediation training and is a Certified Mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.  The combination of education, experience and training make Nicole Rogers an effective Divorce Financial Neutral where she acts as a financial analyst in respect to settling the financial issues when parties divorce and she can work with both individuals as a mediator so that the individuals can stay in control of their divorce and the outcome of the divorce.  

As a CDFA® and Neutral, Nicole Rogers will assist in the following ways:

  • Prepare a marital balance sheet and financial affidavit (budget) to use during negotiations.

  • Identifying the short-term and long-term effects of dividing property.

  • Integrating tax issues.

  • Analyzing pension and retirement plan issues.

  • Determining if the client can afford the matrimonial  home – and if not, what might be an affordable alternative.

  • Evaluating the client’s insurance needs.

  • Establishing assumptions for projecting inflation and rates of return.

  • Bringing an innovative and creative approach to settling cases.

The Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® also:

  • Provides the client and lawyer with data that shows the financial effect of any given divorce settlement.

  • Appears as an expert witness if the case should go to court, or in mediation or arbitration proceedings.

  • Is familiar with tax issues that apply to divorce.

  • Has background knowledge of the legal issues in divorce.

  • Is trained to interview clients so as to:

  • Collect financial and expense data.

  • Help client’s identify their future financial goals.

  • Develop a budget.

  • Set retirement objectives.

  • Determine how much risk they are willing to take with their investments.

  • Identify what kind of life style they want.

  • Determine the costs of their children’s education