Leslie Garske, CDFA™
Garske Mediation & Divorce Financial Analysis
Clarity. Integrity. Grace. Leslie has assisted dozens of couples untangle their assets with the least amount of conflict, contention and cost. As a mother of four and the first in her friend group to go through a divorce as a young mother, she understands the ups and downs that divorcing families navigate every day. Her financial background not only will shed light on what to do with the house but will also prepare you with a forward-looking budget so you can afford your new life. If you are close to retirement, she can assess what you need from a settlement scenario in order to live comfortably. Being a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Leslie is equipped to do the number crunching for you so you can make informed decisions.
Leslie Garske has built an abundant practice out of serving people, men and women, who are facing divorce. From education and awareness to long-range planning for secure financial futures, Leslie has led many clients through the anxiety and complexity of divorce. She has been married to her husband, Craig, since 1994, and has four children, Erin, Garrett, Jackson and Leah. She enjoys watching her flower garden bloom in the summer, taking a run, vacationing in Cabo, and planning fun events for her family and friends and drinking good wine, does boxed wine count?
President and Managing Attorney at Law
Kendrick Family Legal Solutions, LLC
1600 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202
The way that couples get divorced has a major impact on families. Amber has witnessed the positive benefits of mediation and self-determination for divorcing couples and their children. Her years of mediation and hundreds of cases provide a rich background in working with parties to find solutions through a collaborative process. Additionally, with a master’s in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University, she brings both academic and practical knowledge to the mediation table.
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Chris R. Basler
Wanda Norge, CDLP
Mortgage Consultant & Certified Divorce Lending Professional
Wanda has been a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP) since 2014 when the designation was first offered. She has over 17 years experience in the mortgage industry. She previously worked for AT&T/Lucent as a project manager for 20 years before switching careers, so she understands the stress of making big changes in your life.
Wanda got into the world of lending to help people better understand and get the right loan for their situation. She loves working with her clients. Each person has their own unique situation so it is a different scenario everyday. She feels that a mortgage is a great financial tool and can be used to achieve a family's short or long term financial goals. That includes people going through a divorce. There can be an immediate need for a purchase or buy-out, but also the longer-term plans that need to be considered before a separation or decree are finalized.
Damon L. Chavez
Realtor, CNE, C-CREC, CREDS
ReMax Professionals Colorado House Finders Real Estate Team
Damon L. Chavez is a Real Estate professional with 20-years of experience in the Denver Market. Damon specializes in divorce as a Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist, helping families sell and purchase homes during one of the most trying times in their lives.
After working with many couples and individuals, he understands the strain divorce has on a family and alleviates the stress of selling their home when it is most needed. Damon is a Certified Residential Appraiser, a Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant, a Certified Negotiation Expert and a Level I & II Trained Collaborative Divorce Professional, enabling him to become a leader in his field. Damon is often retained by other Realtors as a pricing consultant for complex Real Estate transactions requiring his level of expertise.
Michelle Oddo, CDLP
Sr. Mortgage Banker
Lender One Financial Corporation
Michelle Oddo has 28+ years in mortgage lending and is a top producing originator. The foundation of her success comes from her strong background in loan processing and underwriting. Michelle’s knowledge and experience makes her a valuable resource and trusted advisor as you navigate the confusion that comes with big life changes impacting your home and mortgage. She will be there to guide you through the lending process, educate you on all your available options, and assist you in choosing the right loan to fit your specific needs.
Michelle believes that communication with all parties involved in the loan process is the key to a smooth and stress-free transaction. She always strives to provide the most compassionate and straight forward service. Michelle is a CDLP (Certified Divorce Lending Professional) which means she is well versed on how divorce ultimately affects your life and your ability to obtain a mortgage while navigating the divorce and/or separation process.