90% of the divorce process is the financial settlement, which is why the division of your marital assets should be handled by a divorce financial expert NOT your family law attorney.

PAULA . WOOLCOTT | Founder and CDFA™
Paula Woolcott, CDFA in Columbus Ohio and Danville California
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Preserve Your Financial Future

The financial implications of divorce are complex, subjective and mired in uncertainty, leaving room for plenty of mistakes, stress and anxiety. Divorce actions, usually dealt with in a poor emotional state, can cost you healthy family relationships, loss of assets and money needed to start your new life. In addition to unnecessary legal fees, one mistake can also lead to a big tax bill. All these factors lead to an uncertain future.

As a Accredited Divorce Mediator and CDFA professional with 20+ years of experience, Paula will work with you to design a financial settlement aligned with your needs and goals and those of your family.

With Paula mediating your divorce and leading your financial settlement plan, you will receive step-by-step guidance on all financial matters related to divorce. She will be a key component of your team and ensure that you successfully get through the financial divorce process.



The financial intricacies of divorce can be daunting for all involved. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, Paula will ensure that the legal and financial decisions you make will be fully educated and informed, helping you stay in control of your marital asset division.

Full Service Divorce Concierge

Paula will act as your personal representative and help you navigate what may be your largest financial transaction set amidst the most emotionally chaotic period.

Divorce Mediation

Our divorce mediator is licensed, experienced, and knowledgeable about the mediation processes and procedures associated with uncontested dissolution.

Lifestyle Analysis &
Forensic Accounting

In-depth analysis that goes beyond what the financial affidavits require to identify each party's true source of income and expenses for equitable distribution.

Financial Advocate

Get clear financial direction for your attorney or mediator, as Paula works with them to merge the financial & legal aspects of your divorce into your final decree.

Pre-Divorce Master

Plan your divorce roadmap and discover your true financial position to reduce stress and anxiety as you work through the legal process during divorce.

Post-Divorce Transition Management

Ensure all financial division transactions i.e., retirement accounts, stock accounts, QDRO’s, pension division occur in a timely manner.

Pre-Nuptial Marital Estate Planning

Document & record separate property assets & debts prior to marital union so everyone is on clear, equal footing when they say “I do”.

With me, as your trusted Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA™) by your side, you will feel confident that your optimal short and long-term financial outcome will be achieved.


My unique value proposition is that I understand both the legal process and the financial process in divorce.


We Inspire Long-Term Financial Success

We help clients by designing effective, workable financial settlements in order to reduce anger and preserve the family for persons who are either contemplating divorce or experiencing divorce.

Knowledge and Expertise

Our CDFA® is a trained financial professional who can help you navigate the divorce process and all financial aspects of a high net-worth divorce.

Personalized and Confidential

We recognize that each divorce is different & carefully plan a personalized strategy that is right for you, no matter what stage you are in. All while being sensitive, discreet & confidential.

Client Liaison

As a results driven partner, we provide you with an unparalleled level of client service to achieve the results and resolution that you need.

FDD was worth every penny for expertise and time savings alone. The money I saved in my divorce (that I attribute to Paula's experience, knowledge & skill set) was exponentially more than the investment I made in hiring her. In my view, hiring FDD was significantly more important than choosing a lawyer.

Jack D. Google Review

I retained Paula to perform a forensic study of my family’s expenses. Her thorough work and inquiries stopped my former spouse from continuing litigation and arguing. This expedited my divorce process and helped me secure a fair settlement.

Laurie F. Google Review

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When you consider divorce, or if you know someone who is contemplating divorce, one of the biggest realities for those in the divorce process is the financial settlement and financial analysis post-divorce. Get the assistance of Paula Woolcott, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®).