Certified Divorce Lending Professional Program Brochure

Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP®) Certification Course

Offered by the Divorce Lending Association, the Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP®) Certification program is a credible designation for mortgage professionals with a strong desire to advance their careers working with divorcing homeowners, attorneys, and other divorce professionals. Founded in 2014, the CDLP®  business program is designed to prepare you to become an integral member of the professional divorce team by providing you with the required background knowledge base, business model, and ongoing marketing and support.

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What is a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP®)?

Above all else, the CDLP® uses their knowledge and expertise to help the divorcing homeowner make a more informed decision regarding their home equity solutions and mortgage financing options. The role of the CDLP® is to assist the client and their lawyer or financial advisor to understand how the decisions they make today will impact the client’s ability to obtain mortgage financing in the future.

A Certified Divorce Lending Professional brings the financial and background knowledge of a solid understanding of the connection between Divorce and Family Law, financial and tax planning, and mortgage financing strategies as they all relate to real property and mortgage financing in a divorce situation.

In over 70% of all divorces in the United States, real property is involved and most often, so is the need for mortgage planning. Due to the unique mortgage financing requirements that divorcing clients often face, a Certified Divorce Lending Professional is a significant member of the Professional Divorce Team.