CFLCW Membership Requirements

In 2023, the CFLCW Board of Directors adopted the CFLCW Ethics & Standards of Practice which outlines the expectations of members and the academic and licensure requirements for Practitioners. You are urged to review those standards at this link before submitting your application.

To become a Collaborative Practitioner or Associate member, you must meet the following academic requirements:

Attorneys: Licensed attorney in the State of Wisconsin | Online Application Form

Financial Professionals: | Online Application Form

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)
Chartered Financial Account (ChFC)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Learn More about how join CFLCW. Associate Member information available here.



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Mission Statement

The Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc., is an association of professionals working together to teach, learn, practice, and promote family centered processes, using interdisciplinary teams, to respectfully resolve family law concerns including separation and divorce.