Divorce Support

Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® Professional based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, serving clients throughout the U.S.

Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful times in life. Financial considerations arise and having the expertise of a financial counselor during this time can be very helpful.

Katherine Ashley saw that she could help her clients through this process by becoming a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®.

What is a CDFA® Professional?

A CDFA® professional completes a specialized training program for accounting, financial, and legal professionals designed to address the unique financial issues surrounding divorce. A CDFA® professional can help individuals, attorneys, and mediators through the financial analysis process by collecting and analyzing financial data. They are an integral part of the divorce team.


Basis of Assets and Liabilities
Marital vs. Non-Marital Property
Tax Consequences of Different Settlement Proposals
Identify both Short and Long-Term effects of diving property
Spousal and Child Support
Marital Home affordability and options
Retirement Plans and Pensions

Collection of Necessary Documentation
Assistance with completing Financial Affidavit

Review Income and Expenses
Identify future financial goals and lifestyle
Develop a Budget working towards identified financial goals

Client Forms

Success Story

“If you’re looking for a CPA who is incredibly intelligent, personable, stays up to date on all the latest tax laws and information, and provides outstanding professional services, then Katherine Ashley should be your first choice. Nothing about a divorce is easy, and peace of mind, having a CPA who is also a top-notch Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, is a huge plus. Her advice, support, and thorough knowledge of the intricacies of taxes related to divorce, were invaluable. I, without reservation, highly recommend the meticulous accounting services of Katherine Ashley.”