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Leah Hadley, AFC, CDFA
Leah Hadley, AFC, CDFA

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Leah Hadley, AFC, CDFA

Leah Hadley is a seasoned mediator and financial expert, holding accreditations as an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), and Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). Her personal experience with divorce after a decade-long marriage fuels her commitment to alleviating the emotional and financial strains of the process for both couples and individuals. Leah excels in providing mediation services and often collaborates as a financial neutral to help clients navigate complex financial scenarios. She is the driving force behind Intentional Divorce Solutions and also leads a Cleveland-based wealth management firm, Great Lakes Investment Management. Her approach is rooted in a deep understanding of the intersection between finances and family dynamics, striving to create a smoother transition for those facing the challenges of divorce.

Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation

Additional Services

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Fact-Finder

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

ADR Training

  • Mediation & The Role of the Financial Neutral, 1 hr (2022)
  • Mediating Child & Spousal Support Issues, 12 hrs (2022)
  • Negotiating the Non-Negotiable, Center for Principled Family Advocacy, 7 hrs (2018)
  • Convergent Facilitiation, Center for Principled Family Advocacy, 7 hrs (2017)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Approved Fundamentals of Mediation Training, University of Akron, 12 hrs (2016)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Approved Divorce Mediation Training, University of Akron, 40 hrs (2016)
  • Managing High Conflict Family Disputes, Center for Principled Family Advocacy, 13 hrs (2015)
  • Basic Collaborative Divorce, 16 hrs (2013)

Professional Associations

  • Academy for Professional Family Mediators
  • Center for Principled Family Advocacy
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts