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Purposefully uncoupling

Learn about the ins and outs of navigating the financial hurdles of divorce and how to be prepared.

Time frame: 60 mins

Learning objectives for participants

  • learn how to prepare household finances before and after separation
  • understand your cash flow and how to budget for this new chapter
  • learn how spousal and child support works
  • develop strategies to get yourself back on your feet financially


  • dealing with separation
  • first steps and the costs of divorce
    • preparing your finances
    • budgeting
    • getting organized
  • divorce vs. separation
  • dividing your property and finances
  • child support
  • recovering financially – where to start
  • resources
  • Q&A

Learning materials

  • Document Organizer Worksheet — organizer and tracker of all financial documents


For questions, please email us.

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We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit.

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