Carl Palatnik - CFP®, CDFA™

Designations: CFP®, CDFA™
Company: Divorce Analytics, Inc.
Phone: 631-470-0331
Fax: 631-673-0631


Description of Practice

Trained in 1994, when divorce financial planning was still in its infancy, Carl has become one of the preeminent and most experienced divorce financial planners in the country. He is Founding President Emeritus of the Association of Divorce Financial Planners, the largest not-for-profit professional association of divorce financial planning and financial divorce mediation practitioners in the world. He founded and is president of, a busy internet portal containing information, survival tools and helpful resources for people affected by divorce and President and CEO of Divorce Analytics, Inc. He is former host of the internet radio program “Divorce Talk,” broadcast on

Carl is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, a FINRA-Registered General Securities Principal and a Registered Representative and Investment Adviser Representative with North Ridge Securities Corp., a FINRA-registered broker/dealer.* He has received numerous awards for outstanding achievement in financial planning, including recipient of the ADFP Pioneering Award for pioneering work in the field of divorce and designation as a subject of biographical record in Marquis Who’s Who in Finance and Industry. He has been consulted frequently and cited by the media on divorce financial planning issues and has lectured to other divorce professionals on a variety of financial topics. He has served on the advisory boards of Divorce Magazine, the College for Divorce Specialists and the NYU Divorce Project. He is on the editorial board of The Matrimonial Strategist and has published numerous articles in New York Family Law Monthly, The Matrimonial Strategist, Divorce Magazine, and other financial publications.

Carl M. Palatnik is NOT AN ATTORNEY AND DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE. All information he provides is financial in nature and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. Individuals seeking legal advice should solicit the counsel of competent legal professionals knowledgeable about the divorce laws in their own geographical areas.

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Securities Transactions Through North Ridge Securities Corp,, Member FINRA
and SIPC. * Divorce Financial Planning and Financial Divorce Mediation are fee-only processes that do
not involve investment advice or securities or insurance transactions.