Approach your Divorce with Confidence

Let's make a plan together

Are you facing divorce and feeling overwhelmed?

Feel prepared, feel confident

You won’t regret it!

I remember when I first got divorced. I was nervous to speak with my attorney and I already knew her. I just had no idea of what to expect. I had heard divorce was expensive but I never knew anything about how to save money on my divorce.


Let me be your guide

You only have one chance to get it right!

Through this 4-week program, you will be prepared to face you divorce with confidence. You will have the tools to create a concrete plan for your post-divorce life so you can transition with ease.




  • Introduction
  • Course Outline

Getting Started


  • The Language of Divorce
  • The Language of Divorce: Financial Terms
  • The Language of Divorce: Parenting Terms
  • The Language of Divorce: Community Property
  • Creating Your Vision
  • Vision Statement



  • Video: Goal Setting
  • SMART Goals Worksheet
  • Housing Considerations

Preparing and organizing documents


  • Getting Organized & Common Mistakes to Avoid
  • Getting Organized
  • Budget Worksheet
  • Document List
  • Ten Common Mistakes to Avoid
  • What You Can Do to Prepare for Division of Assets During Divorce

Establishing a support system

  • Video: Next Steps
  • Preparing for Negotiations
  • Selecting an Attorney
  • Video: 15 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
  • Top 10 Questions to Ask an Attorney
  • 5 Tips to Prepare for Mediation

BONUS Module: Negotiating Shared Parenting Agreements


  • Negotiating Shared Parenting Plans
  • Shared Parenting Planning Worksheets

About Your Instructor

Leah Hadley-Villalobos, CDFA, MAFF

Leah Hadley-Villalobos, CDFA, MAFF

Divorce Mediator, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

Leah Hadley-Villalobos, CDFA, MAFF is Founder and President of Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions. In addition to being a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, she is also a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics. It is her passion to help clients secure their financial independence. Along with her financial leadership skills and commitment to client education, Leah has extensive investment experience in equity research. Having earned her Bachelor of Arts from Bryn Mawr College, Leah holds her Master of Arts from Ursuline College.

No stranger to adversity, Leah is divorced and is the adoptive mom of three amazing kids. Above all, Leah truly enjoys helping her clients succeed and reach their most cherished goals. Actively involved in the Parma community, she is a volunteer with her son’s Cub Scout pack and her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. She is also a longtime member of the PTA and the Parma-Area Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time, Leah enjoys reading, playing board games and hiking with her children and pets.


Creating a vision statement

Setting SMART goals

Organizing documents

Creating a budget

Choosing the right professionals

Asking the right questions


$299.00 Regular Price Buy $299.00

Bonus Material


Preparing for parenting plan negotiations bonus module

$39 value
Everything you need to know to prepare to negotiate your parenting plan plus worksheets to create a schedule.


30-Min Coaching Session

$100 value
Schedule a time for us to talk one-on-one so you can get your personal questions answered.


Email support

$175 value
You are not alone in this process. If you have a question during the course, just send an email and I will do my best to get the info you need.

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