Understanding and Navigating Financial Abuse in Divorce

Financial Abuse

April 9, 2024 |  1:00-2:00 PM  Eastern via Zoom Webinar

Financial abuse plays a crucial role in nearly 99% of domestic violence cases. This form of abuse manifests in various ways, fundamentally rooted in the exertion of power and control. This impact of financial abuse extends beyond the immediate harm, creating long-term barriers to independence and recovery for victims. 

This comprehensive webinar offers an insightful exploration into the complex and often overlooked issue of financial abuse within the context of divorce. Designed for professionals in the legal, economic, and counseling fields, as well as individuals navigating their divorce proceedings, the curriculum provides a thorough understanding of financial abuse, its manifestations, and its long-term impacts on victims. Participants will learn strategies to identify, address, and mitigate the effects of financial abuse, ensuring better outcomes for those affected.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Financial Abuse: Understand the scope and nuances of financial abuse in the context of both marital dynamics and divorce proceedings.
  • Identify Signs of Financial Abuse: Recognize the early warning signs and patterns of behavior indicative of financial abuse.
  • Legal and Financial Frameworks: Gain insights into the legal and financial frameworks that can be used to protect victims and prevent further abuse.
  • Strategies for Intervention: Learn effective intervention strategies to support victims, including legal remedies, financial planning, and emotional support.
  • Advocacy and Support: Understand the role of professionals in advocating for victims and providing comprehensive support systems.

Join us for this very informative webinar and learn how divorcing clients can take immediate steps to protect themselves from both Financial Abuse and Spousal Identity Theft.

Dual Continuing Education Credit for CFP® and CDFA® designations: 1 hour