Thinking Divorce?

We’re here with the financial divorce
plan you need to take control in
divorce

Thousands of
Families Served
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Client Satisfaction

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Client Referrals

What We Do, Exactly

We specialize in supporting divorcing couples in effectively managing the division of their marital estate. We strive to demystify the complexities involved, ensuring our clients have a crystal-clear understanding of their financial situation. By providing comprehensive insights into the long-term impact of their choices, we empower individuals to make well-informed decisions that will shape their future and that of their family. Our goal is to help each client achieve the most favorable outcome, ensuring their financial security and peace of mind during this challenging time.

Our Story – How We
Came to Co-found
My Divorce Solution

Co-founding a fintect company that would revolutionize the divorce sector was not what either of us set out in life intending to do, but our experience, skills and life events turned out to leave us perfectly placed to set up this business together.

Catherine was a financial planner, who went through a painful divorce, and vowed to help women understand their marital estate, so they did not get taken advantage of at such a vulnerable time in their lives. As part of this bigger purpose, she took on further training to become a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

She quickly realized that the problems with the divorce industry were much bigger than just financial awareness. In fact, she started to understand that there were systemic issues throughout the entire divorce process.

Catherine had the expertise to tackle the financial element of the problem, but she needed someone who had experience with the legal process of divorce who would share her perspective and join her mission. Fortunately, around this time, a colleague introduced her to Karen, knowing that Karen also had a passion to help empower women through her nonprofit. Catherine also learned that Karen had extensive professional experience as a paralegal and law firm business manager – and, like Catherine, she’d been through a divorce herself, and her experiences had convinced her that the system needed reform. With aligned incentives and joint commitment, Divorce U Solutions and My Divorce Solution was born in January 2016.

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A Note from
Karen and Catherine

A business partnership is a bit like a marriage. Within the partnership you need to have a shared vision and values, and to be committed to finding a compromise on important issues. Over the last few years, even though our business model has evolved and changed a lot since the day we first started, our misssion and our belief in what we are doing and the impact it can make remains the same.

Over time, the common thread is that we have learned to disagree to an agreed resolution, not to either of our personal agendas. Our partnership has remained strong in respecting one another’s ideas and opinions, which we have been able to pay forward to the individuals and couples that we work with, so that they can benefit from the same approach.

Our services allow a judgment-free space where clients learn how to develop practices to help them work from a space of knowing rather than defending or responding to their spouse’s or their attorney’s agenda.

The skills we needed for our new venture were tenacity, respect, trust and vulnerability. Our belief in our mission and most importantly each other has always remained the foundation of our services and our relationship.

What Our Clients Say About Us…

"They're easy to work with, compassionate and understanding, good listeners, and they go at your speed. I felt very comfortable with them. They assess where you are emotionally and work in alignment with that. It's a personalized service - aligned to your physical, mental, financial situation, and very responsive."

"I was surprised to learn of this service and very thankful. Having someone on your side - they understand what you're going through - makes such a difference. They told me the honest truth in a professional manner. They had my back."

"I just want you guys to know how valuable it is to me that I have you for support and I know you have my back. With all of the criticism and pushback I get from family and friends, it's always great to know you are there for me."

Meet the Founders

Karen and Catherine’s combined legal and financial expertise provides unparalleled financial clarity and divorce preparation – resulting in the best outcome for you and your family.

Karen Chellew is Co-founder of My Divorce Solution. With over 30 years of legal experience, Karen servers clients as a legal liaison – the central link that assures divorces are professionally executed as efficiently as possible. Karen is also a certified QDRO Administrator, Founder and President of Sisters U Foundation, advisory council of Support Pay, and an Auditor of East Rockhill Township.

As a divorced mom of three, Karen knows what it’s like to navigate the dark waters of divorce alone and in the dark. Karen cofounded My Divorce Solution as the company she wished had existed in her divorce. She’s committed to helping families navigate divorce differently – with financial clarity – not fear – driving decisions and compromise

Catherine Shanahan is Co-founder of My Divorce Solution. With over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, Catherines serves clients as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and trained mediator. A Professional Daily Money Manager, Catherine is also a former VP of the Bucks County Collaborative Law Group, American Association of Daily Money Managers, Institute of Women Business Financial Analysts (IDFA), National Association of Women Business Owners, advisory council of Support Pay, and the Association of Divorce Financial Planners.

As a mom of five and financial expert, Catherine’s experience with divorce left her wishing for better information, resources, and process for the financial separation that comes with divorce. As a result, Catherine co-founded My Divorce Solution – the company she needed in her divorce.

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