What is a divorce lender?
Deaton Divorce Lending Team are a professional divorce team that has a range of team players including the attorney, financial planner, accountant, appraiser, mediator and yes, a divorce lending professional. Every team member has a significant role ensuring the divorcing client is set to succeed post decree.


Deaton Divorce Lending Team is skilled in specific mortgage guidelines as they pertain to divorcing clients. They are able to recommend financing strategies helping divorcing clients identify mortgage financing opportunities for retaining the marital home while helping to ensure the ability to achieve future financing for the departing spouse.


Deaton Divorce Lending Team is able to identify potential concerns with support/maintenance structures that may conflict with mortgage financing opportunities. They can provide opportunities in restructuring a real estate portfolio to increase available cash flow when needed.


Deaton Divorce Lending Team can recognize potential legal and tax implications with regards to mortgage financing in divorce situations. They maintain a commitment to remaining educated and up to date in the ever changing industry guidelines and tax rules as they pertain to divorce situations.

A certified divorce lending professional brings the financial knowledge and expertise of a solid understanding of the connection between divorce and family law, IRS tax rules and mortgage financing strategies as they all relate to real estate and divorce.

The role of the CDLP is to help not only the divorcing client, but the attorney and financial planner understand the opportunities available, as well as the challenges divorce can bring to mortgage financing during and after the divorce. When the CDLP is involved during the divorce process, and not after the fact, many potential financing struggles can be avoided with valuable and educated input from the Certified Divorce Lending Professional. We are ready to help you with this next step in your divorce process, from start to finish.



When the divorce settlement or separation agreement involves refinancing the marital home, understanding that not all refinances are equal and what your options are can help alleviate some of the frustrations involved.


In many divorce situations, one of the most important and emotional decisions is which party will keep the marital home. In some cases, both parties agree to sell the home and divide the equity. In other cases, one spouse decides to keep the home and ...

Deaton Divorce Lending is committed to providing a higher level of service to you and your divorcing clients.