DEFINITION of 'Academy Of Financial Divorce Practitioners'

An organization dedicated to the development of financial expertise with respect to divorce. The Academy of Financial Divorce Practitioners trains its members in the financial aspects of divorce, such as alimony, property settlements, child support and retirement assets. Members of the academy, known as certified financial divorce practitioners (CFDPs), supply unbiased financial expertise to facilitate equitable divorce proceedings.

BREAKING DOWN 'Academy Of Financial Divorce Practitioners'

The Academy of Financial Divorce Practitioners provides its members with two avenues of training. Prospective CFDPs may train in the classroom or undergo a self-study program. The academy also supplies its members with specialized software for financial planning.

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