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dallas-ft. worth Chapter

CONNECTING FOUR MAJOR INDUSTRIES 

  • RESIDENTIAL

  • MENTAL HEALTH 

  • LEGAL

  • FINANCIAL

Hello, I'm Geni Manning, DFW Chapter Director for the National Association of Divorce Professionals (NADP). NADP connects four major industries: Legal, Financial, Mental Health and Residential to better serve our divorcing clients with knowledge, skills and resources. 

The first of its kind, the NADP is an Association committed to growing and strengthening the businesses of professionals like you who serve individuals struggling through the divorce process. Since 2015, The NADP ensures that strategic collaboration, divorce-centered education, and comprehensive professional development, are regularly available to its members.

When you become a part of the NADP and our local chapter, you will expand your understanding of the entire divorce process, making you a better professional for your client during a very difficult time. The targeted connections and the divorce specific education the NADP and our DFW chapter provides will add tremendous value to your overall business and your clients experience!

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In our mastermind group, you will have the opportunity to discuss your challenges, celebrate your successes, and receive feedback and guidance from a trusted network. It is a safe and nurturing environment where we can push ourselves to new heights and unlock our full potential.

 

Our DFW Chapter officially launched January 1, 2024. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor and and be part of a community of like-minded individuals who are dedicated to professional growth, while helping divorcing couples in a holistic way.

 

This webpage will go into more details about NADP and our chapter and hopefully answer any questions you may have. Positions are limited to only three professionals per specialty, with a waiting list for those that are filled. Let's schedule a quick conversation and see if we are a fit to mutually benefit one another and get you locked in for this great opportunity.

Geni Manning

Let's schedule a 15 minute call.

​No obligation. 

I'm here to answer your questions. 

Or call 469-556-1185

Be the professional they are looking for.

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guiding principles

MISSION

The NADP’s mission is to help our members come together nationally and locally in a powerful and productive way to change how their clients experience divorce, and ultimately make a positive impact on the entire process.

CORE VALUES

At the NADP we believe that in order to achieve the best results for one’s clients, our members must be equipped with the right divorce resources and knowledge.

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Divorce Professionals Are In High Demand.
Don’t Get Lost In The Crowd.

THE big RESET

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Every divorcing couple has to hit the 'RESET' button to start the divorce process and move forward with their new chapter in life.

 

Each couple has the daunting task of separating everything. That means, new banks, insurance, wills, estate planning, new bookkeepers and CPAs, new counselors and life coaches...and the list goes on.

There are many professionals involved pre, during and post divorce. This is why NADP has connected the following four industries.  

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LEGAL

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Divorce can be complex involving many legal issues including but not limited to selling the home, dividing a business, immigration status, estate planning, domestic violence, filing bankruptcy, and tax implications. Whether your clients have a simple filing or a much more complicated divorce case, you will need the right legal resources to successfully support them.

  • Attorneys practicing in: Family Law, Real Estate, Will & Estate Planning, Tax Law, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Immigration, Adoption, Elder Law, Corporate/Business Law, Reproductive Law, Collaborative Attorney (Non-Litigation)

  • Legal Document Preparer / Paralegal

  • Mediator

  • Private Investigator

financial

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All divorces involve the distribution of assets & liabilities. One small financial decision can affect the entire process. Whether it is the filing of taxes, business valuations, wealth management, or forensic accounting, arm yourself with the right team and information to help your clients.

  • Bank Professional

  • Bookkeeper/Financial Organizer (Specializing in Divorce)

  • Financial Advisor/Planner/Analyst/Wealth Manager

  • Business Valuator

  • Business Broker

  • Certified Public Accountant

reSIDENTIAL

70% of all divorces involve the sale of real property. The home is often a client’s largest asset both financially and emotionally. Selling, renting and/or buying a home due to divorce can cause extreme stress and delays on the process unless the right professionals are working together.

  • Residential / Commercial Real Estate Agent/Broker

  • Insurance Agent (Specializing in Property and Casualty Insurance)

  • Jewelry, Art, Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage & High Value Car Appraiser

  • Estate Sales & Auctioneer

  • Mortgage Broker/Lender

  • Property Appraiser

  • Title Escrow Agent

  • Professional Organizer

MENTAL health

All aspects of the divorce process lead to a great deal of stress that can easily overwhelm and directly affect the decisions your clients make. Regardless of what stage they are at, the more mental health support your client has, the easier it will be for you to navigate them through this challenging transition.

  • Behavioral & Mental Health Professionals Specializing in:

    • Children & Families

    • Adults & Couples

  • Psychiatrists & Therapists Specializing in:

    • Children

    • Adults

  • Career Coach - Counseling for Workforce Re-entry 

  • Life Coaches Specializing in Divorce 

  • Divorce Coach 

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NATIONAL & DFW CHAPTER
MEMBER benefits

VISIBILITY & REFERRALS

fIND A RESOURCE. bE A RESOURCE.

Get instant visibility in a referral driven industry with our national member directory and DFW chapter member directory. You will be featured with a customizable profile and bio with promotional tools, which is used by professionals across the country to find valuable resources for their divorcing clients. Consider the benefit of a 'warm' referral in terms of your cost of customer acquisition.  

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monthly education &
marketing webinars

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Latest trends, case studies and information is shared through our DFW chapter, the NADP Ed Talks, monthly educational workshops and marketing webinars. Divorce B2B education – access to articles, recordings, blogs, forums, etc. on the NADP website. Our industry segments are all moving at a lightning pace and keeping up can be a burden. Our hope is to lighten the burden and keep you always two steps ahead of your competition. 

Public SPEAKING & seminars

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Members may contribute original content and educate both the NADP community and DFW Chapter during monthly meetings, seminars, forums and blogs. Our DFW Chapter will have public seminar opportunities to educate clients and other divorce professionals in the legal, finance, mental health and real estate industries. Members receive priority when submitting speaker applications for NADP and local conferences and sponsor opportunities are available for each.

BUILD CREDIBILITY,
TRUST & CONFIDENCE

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Through participation in the NADP and our DFW Chapter you will be part of an elite group of professionals. Since market trends and laws constantly change, it’s important to collaborate with people you trust. Our group of vetted professionals are among the best in their industry—knowledgeable, reliable, and dedicated to their clients.

Community
networking events

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Attend monthly National and DFW chapter online and in person meetings which include the National NADP Ed Talk, national & DFW announcements, and the opportunity to introduce yourself to fellow NADP members from across the country and within the DFW chapter meetings.

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social media GROUPS
AND announcements

​Access to NADP and DFW Chapter social media group pages. Be part of the conversation, while highlighting your expertise and connect with other members by joining our Facebook and LinkedIn pages. ​Educational opportunities, special announcements, and member spotlites will be made on all social media pages.

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SOCIAL EVENTS

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We want to get to know you personally! Once a quarter (4th Thursday), we have a ABB Hour (Anything But Business). The DFW Chapter will meet for a variety of purely social events, ie: holiday parties, wine tastings, bowling, picnics, sunset boat rides, casino night, game night, sports events, or just dinner...we are always open to new ideas!

The 4th Thursday of each month we meet in person for Networking during 'Happy Hour' 5:00-7:00pm to get to know each other better and celebrate members birthdays for the month.   Possible new members/professionals are welcome.

NATIONAL & lOCAL NADP SEALS

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Use of our NADP Membership Seals – These seals can help you stand out as well as give you credibility in your community. You can use the seals for your marketing materials, website, and social media platforms.  

certified divorce specialist 

 

Add value, credibility, and stand out in your industry with the Certified Divorce Specialist (CDS®) program and seal. NADP provides this comprehensive training for professionals in various industries who wish to provide better services for their divorcing clients. CDS® are equipped with valuable divorce-specific information and a customized communications skillset to work with and collaborate on low and high conflict divorce cases. The CDS makes getting high-quality referrals and building your business in the divorce industry easy. Persons with third party divorce certifications get a discount.

Link to program: https://thecdstraining.com/

Tired of Wasting Valuable Time and Money 
Finding Quality Business Connections 
and
Referrals to Grow Your Business?

We know how frustrating it is spending countless hours and dollars trying to build or grow your divorcing client base. Being able to learn from and collaborate with the right professionals is priceless.

 

NADP is a supportive community, with vetted professionals that know your practice and understand the value you bring to a divorcing client. You'll surround yourself with like minded professionals who care about people.

Why join the NADP?

There is nearly one divorce every 30 seconds in the United States.  Your clients need you to be be connected with a dedicated team of professionals that know what divorcing couples go through in a holistic way. They need to know you can provide trustworthy resources to them. 

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DFW Chapter
Membership commitment
and Attendance Policy

  • Must be highly skilled at his/her profession and be able to provide divorce-specific education to the chapter.
  • Must be able to attend zoom monthly chapter meetings on a regular basis.
  • Must be committed to supporting other members and chapter growth.
  • Adhere to the following attendance policy:
Per membership year, each member must not miss more than TWO monthly chapter meetings by zoom (2nd Wednesday noon - 1:00 pm). However, you may miss 2 more if you send a representative in your place (that is 4 total per year). The representative should be someone that is familiar with the member's profession so they may contribute to the chapter meeting.
 
If a member surpasses the allowed absences, leadership has the right to let them know that their membership will be transferred to the general NADP membership and their spot in the chapter will be available to be filled by a new member. 

Visit  www.TheNADP.com and join The DFW Chapter and this amazing organization or follow the steps below.

READY TO JOIN US? 

Step 1: 

Use this link to fill out NADP's online application: https://thenadp.com/become-a-member/  

Step 2: 

  • You will receive an approval email from National within 1-2 weeks and it will provide a link to activate your membership and to submit the annual dues of $399.

Step 3: 

  • Login to the website, complete your profile, and register for the next National and DFW monthly chapter meeting.

Feel free to reach out to any of us, if you have any questions. No obligation.

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