ADFP Conference


Association of Divorce Financial Planners to Hold 10th Annual Conference

EAST NORTHPORT, NY – July 18, 2012 – The Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP) has announced that the 2012 ADFP Conference will be held September 21-22 at the prestigious Doral Arrowwood Resort in Rye Brook, New York. The 10th annual ADFP conference will host renowned divorce planning experts. The programs will combine comprehensive divorce financial planning education with Continuing Education (CE) credits, cutting-edge thought leadership and exceptional networking in a pristine setting.

“Divorce financial planning as an industry is seeing exponential growth and the 2012 ADFP conference will keep participants ahead of the ever-evolving curve for best practices, legal trends, analysis and marketing tools and much more,” said Lili Vasileff, ADFP President. “We have no doubt that the 2012 agenda will exceed expectations for attendees and help take their practices to the next level.”

The 2012 conference promises to “Unlock the Potential” of a still largely untapped market, for which the divorce financial planner will be the key in creating roadmaps to financial independence for millions of individuals affected by divorce.

Conference Highlights - September 20-22

  • In-depth lifestyle analysis and valuation with “hybrid” case examples
  • Best practices from some of the nation’s leading divorce financial professionals
  • Nuances/complications of same sex marriages/divorce
  • The role of the financial expert in divorce cases; legal and trial tips for the non-attorney
  • Analysis/software tools and presenting outcomes to clients/professionals
  • Trends in alimony
  • Advanced case studies in divorce taxation
  • Divorce and college planning/financial aid eligibility
  • Marketing divorce financial planning services to attorneys and judges

In addition to the two-day conference, attendees may also register for the pre-conference ADPF University Day on September 20, 2012. This intense one-day session allows participants to choose five of nine course offerings covering topics such as tax returns, bankruptcy, building and growing a divorce planning practice, estate planning, special needs, family law software and more.

Professionals who should attend include: divorce financial planners, financial advisors, judges, attorneys and paralegals, therapists and counselors, mediators, child specialists, CPAs, mortgage loan officers, realtors, appraisers, insurance agents and others interested in learning more about this exploding industry. Participants may choose to bring their families and extend their stays to enjoy all that the Doral Arrowwood Resort has to offer, including a natural setting nestled in a wooded sanctuary in Westchester County, NY at the height of the fall foliage season. Take advantage of exceptional onsite dining, a world-class golf course and convenient proximity to New York City for theatrical, culinary and other cultural delights.

Discounted rates are available for early registration through July 31 and for ADFP members. Both ADFP members and non-members are welcome to attend. For a complete agenda and registration information, visit the ADFP website at

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