Modest Means Program

Modest Means Collaborative Divorce Program

The Modest Means Program provides collaborative divorce services at a significantly reduced fee to those who qualify on the basis of income. Services are provided by attorneys, divorce coaches and financial neutrals who are CDI Fellows and have volunteered to participate in the program.

How to Apply

Participation in this program requires a complete financial disclosure, and a written agreement of all parties to follow the rules of the collaborative process. The income levels listed below are a guideline and are not the sole determining factor for acceptance into the program.

If your family‚Äôs total annual income does not exceed the amount listed below, based on family size, services may be provided at a minimum or reduced fee. All rules of the program must be adhered to the process outlined by the Collaborative Divorce professional team.

Family SizeMaximum Income for Minimum Fee ServicesMaximum Income for Reduced Fee Services
2 people$32,920$65,840
3 people$41,560$83,120
4 people$50,200$100,400
5 people$58,840$117,680
6 people$67,480$134,960
7 people$76,120$152,240

Begin the application process online by completing Steps 1 and 2 below.  An auto-generated notification email will be sent to you with a copy of the submitted form.

1. Both spouses must fill out and submit the Modest Means Spouse Application and Certification form:

2. One spouse must fill out and submit the Modest Means Preliminary Financial Information form:

The Modest Means Coordinator will contact you to set up the next steps.

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