East Northport, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
The Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP) today unveiled an extensive agenda for its 2012 University, being held on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The University program is offered in conjunction with the annual ADFP Conference, which will be held September 21-22 at the prestigious Doral Arrowwood Resort in Rye Brook, New York. The pre-conference University provides a divorce finance educational platform for both beginner and advanced divorce financial practitioners.
“We are extremely pleased to offer a robust line-up of courses for our 2012 University, where seasoned divorce professionals as well as those new to the industry will uncover extensive material and abundant opportunity to increase the value they bring to their clients,” said Carl Palatnik, ADFP Executive Vice President. “The full-day immersion offers exceptional content in a format designed to be tailored to practitioner’s needs in this specialty field.”
University attendees will select up to five of ten course offerings, allowing them to customize the experience to unlock the fullest potential of their individual practices. Most of the courses provide Continuing Education (CE) credits for participants.
ADFP President Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™, a nationally recognized expert in divorce financial planning as well as author, writer and frequent speaker on the topic, will offer address issues specific to rapidly growing “Gray Divorce,” or divorce among the age 50+ demographic.
Dan Caine, JD, MBA, will lead a Family Law Software Workshop to showcase his cutting-edge divorce financial analysis software product that has revolutionized the way divorce practitioners work with their clients. He will showcase the software’s latest updates and newest capabilities.
Nationally recognized divorce financial practitioner Rosemary Frank, will share strategic and well as tactical approaches to Building and Growing Your Divorce Financial Practice. Whether just starting out, or seeking to get to the next level, there will be business development ideas for everyone.
In addition, leading divorce experts will cover salient topics such as Long-Term Care and Divorce, as well as Estate Planning and Divorce. Critical Divorce Strategies for Families with Special Needs—addressing complications and financial impacts of divorce in families touched by personal disabilities will be presented by Mary Ann Ehlert, CFP®, President and Founder of Protected Tomorrows. Ms. Ehlert brings insight and inspiration to this sensitive topic which affects many divorcing couples.
Further course offerings include Bankruptcy and Divorce, Anatomy of a Tax Return, Retirement Plans and Divorce, and an additional session on the use of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs), which direct the distribution of retirement funds to former spouses.
In addition to the pre-conference University, attendees may also register for the full 2012 ADFP Conference on September 21-22. The 10th annual two-day conference combines the most comprehensive divorce financial planning education and networking with the exquisite Doral Arrowwood Resort experience. Conference highlights include contemporary thought leaders covering topics including lifestyle analysis and valuation, same sex divorce, presenting software analysis to clients, divorce taxation and much more.
Discounted conference rates are available for early registration through July 31 and for ADFP members. Both ADFP members and non-members are encouraged to attend. For a complete agenda and registration information, visit the ADFP website at http://www.divorceandfinance.org.
About the Association of Divorce Financial Planners
The ADFP is an interdisciplinary association of professionals who research and analyze personal and business financial issues as well as tax implications related to divorce. The association develops outreach programs, training opportunities and continuing education to financial practitioners, allied divorce professionals and the general public. The organization is a key role player in policy making regarding divorce financial issues and holds members to high standards in professional and ethical protocols in the U.S., Canada and other countries. For more information, please visit http://www.divorceandfinance.org.