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Smart Divorce Institute Experts

A team of three professionals, representing more than 50 years of cumulative career experience, lead workshop participants through aspects of the legal, financial, family, and personal issues of divorce in a practical, yet compassionate way. Smart Divorce Institute expert facilitators are Diane M. Pearson, Certified Financial Planner ™ and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst  (CDFA™), Carla Schiff Donnelly, Family Law Attorney, and Nan Cohen, Divorce Coach and Consultant.

chalkboardOur experts  provide an excellent supplement to professional advice, and our workshops assist individuals with what to expect and how to prepare for meetings with divorce professionals.

Our experts help man and women explore various ways to get divorced aside from litigation, such as mediation and collaboration.

Our experts make unbiased information available to help men and women explore legal and financial options, heal emotionally, and move forward with a new life.

Nan Cohen, divorce coach and consultant, hosts “Dealing with Divorce,” heard on Pittsburgh’s KDKA 1020 AM and KQV 1410 AM. Nan authored her first book, Dealing with Divorce: Reality Revealed, an interactive journal inspired by her life and work. www.divorcerealityexpert.com

Carla Schiff Donnelly is an attorney with the Pittsburgh-based family law firm of Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. where she concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce, complex custody, support, asset division, and prenuptial agreements. http://www.gha-lawfirm.com/Attorney-Profiles/Carla-Schiff-Donnelly.shtml

Diane M. Pearson, CFP™, PPC™, CDFA™ is a personal CFO with Legend Financial Advisors, Inc® and Emerging Wealth Investment Management, Inc.  She has 24 years of experience in the financial industry. www.legend-financial.com