Of course, any discussion of financial matters may seem immaterial if you or your children are in physical danger. If this is your situation, please seek help. There are community-based organizations, private counselors and therapists and other professionals who can offer you immediate assistance. Then, once your safety is assured, turn your attention to financial matters. If you have the backing of solid information and a strong team of competent professionals, you’ll begin the divorce process with a clear view to independence and a secure financial future.
--Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™ is a Divorce Financial Strategist™ and the founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors, LLC (http://www.BedrockDivorce.com) a firm that exclusively advises affluent women throughout the United States before, during and after divorce. He assists women and their divorce attorneys with deciding on the most advantageous way to divide marital assets and enable them to negotiate more favorable settlements, especially when there are complicated financial and tax issues. He can be reached at Landers@BedrockDivorce.com.
Jeff is the author of the new book, Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally What Women Need To Know About Securing Their Financial Future Before, During, And After Divorce, which provides women going through the crisis of divorce with the tools they need to secure their financial future. What’s more, he is donating 50% of all profits to the Bedrock Divorce Fund for Abused Women, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity whose mission is to help female victims of domestic abuse and the organizations that support them.
All articles/blog posts are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute legal advice. If you require legal advice, retain a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction. The opinions expressed are solely those of the author, who is not an attorney.
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