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Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)

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

Formerly known as: Certified Divorce Planner (CDP).

Issuing Organization Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
Qualification and Training Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with three years of on-the job experience or, if no bachelor’s degree, five years of relevant experience.

Designation Training Requirements
Designation Exam Type

Proctored Final Examination

Continuing Education Requirements

30 divorce-related hours every two years

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at Find a CDFA Professional

Investor Complaint Process

By email: [email protected]
By letter: 
Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
Attention: Executive Director 
2222 Sedwick Road,
Durham, NC 27713

Published List of Disciplined Designees