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Certified Divorce Advisor (CDA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Designation Notes

Formerly known as: Certified Divorce Consultant (CDC)

Issuing Organization The Foundation for Financial Education
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidate must:

  • have three years of experience in the fields of financial services, accounting or family law and
  • be nominated and approved by Foundation for Financial Education Board of Governors.
Designation Training Requirements

Four-module, self-study course

Designation Exam Type

Online, proctored exam after each module 

Continuing Education Requirements
  • 15 divorce-specific hours every two years
  • 10 hours of CDA training webinars every year
Verification and Complaints
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