NCACDP contains several financial specialists who are trained in the Collaborative process are CPAs, CFP certificants, CFA charterholders and other financial designations who have particular expertise in the areas of divorce and mediation.
The financial specialist in particular is the only true neutral in the Collaborative process, and is on neither party’s side in the resolution of the case. To remove any conflicts of interest, the financial specialist agrees to not work with either party in any other capacity for a period of two years. This includes the sale of financial and insurance products to the party and the acceptance of any referral fees.
Each party can know that while their particular interests will be represented by their respective attorneys, the financial information provided will be unbiased and fair to both sides.