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Hedley & Co. Partner Dave Kobylar, CPA Earns CDFA Credentials

The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™ (IDFA™) is pleased to announce that David Kobylar, CPA and partner of Hedley & Co., PLLC and Hedley Kobylar Wealth Management Group, LLC in Clifton Park, NY recently completed a specialized educational program in professional divorce analysis and is now a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™).

Mr. Kobylar is trained to provide financial information and assistance to people going through a divorce. He evaluates the tax implications of dividing property and the financial impact of various settlement options for dividing marital property (including pensions) and child and spousal support payments.

“Our role is to help determine the short-term and long-term financial impact of a proposed divorce settlement to make sure it works now as well as 5, 10, or 20 years down the road,” says Dave Kobylar, CPA, CDFA™. “We examine and analyze the financial issues of a divorce, providing our clients and their lawyers with data to help strengthen their case. We help our clients avoid the common financial pitfalls of divorce by offering valuable insight into the pros and cons of different settlement proposals.”

David Kobylar is the only Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ within 75 miles of the Capital District who is also a Certified Public Accountant. With over twenty years of tax experience, he is able to recognize and plan for various tax implications which can arise from different types of asset divisions and support obligations. His divorce related work through Hedley & Co., PLLC will be offered to individuals and couples, as well as attorneys.

For additional information or to schedule a meeting with David Kobylar, contact him at 518-348-2079 or

David Kobylar is a member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

IDFA™ trains financial professionals to determine the financial needs and outcomes for couples after divorce. Founded in 1993, IDFA™ currently has more than 2,000 CDFAs across the United States and Canada. The number of professionals receiving the CDFA™ designation continues to grow at nearly 15% each year. The designation and this niche industry are expanding rapidly as more people across the country search for alternative divorce processes – from collaborative law to mediation – rather than litigating their case using lawyers as their only line of defense. For more information about IDFA™ or the CDFA™ designation, visit