The Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP™) Certification Course is a divorce mortgage planning training program designed to prepare you to become an integral member of the professional divorce team. Candidates learn the important background knowledge of family law, financial and tax planning, and real property as they intersect with divorce mortgage planning.
Program Structure & Breakdown
Introduction to the Divorce Market
Understand the divorce process while becoming a financial neutral in Alternative Dispute Resolution, working with high conflict clients, and becoming an effective expert witness.
Family Law & Real Estate
How to identify the disconnect between family law & real property matters in a divorce situation while working with divorce professionals during the settlement process.
Financial & Tax Planning in Divorce with Real Property
Learn to recognize essential financial and tax implications divorcing clients face and help set them up for success post-divorce.
Divorce & Real Property
Work with divorcing sellers and buyers while avoiding common legal pitfalls.
Mortgage Planning & Divorce
How to recognize obstacles and work with divorcing clients to secure current and future mortgage financing in a divorce situation.
The examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates must pass with an 80% or higher to receive the CDLP™ designation. All exams are taken through the CDLP™ portal once all learning modules have been completed.
Maintaining Your Designation
- Once you complete the CDLP™ certification course, your designation is valid for one year, after which you must maintain an active membership with the Divorce Lending Association of $297/annually.
- To ensure continuing competency in tax codes, legislative, and other ongoing developments in the field of divorce mortgage planning, you must complete four (4) hours of continuing education provided by the Divorce Lending Association annually. (Included with your membership.)