Divorce Planning

Divorce With Confidence

Sapphire Wealth Planning is passionate about helping couples experiencing a divorce in saving time and money while understanding the financial impact. Divorce doesn’t have to be adversarial! We do our best work when both parties want to reach an equitable settlement through mediation or a cooperative approach to divorce. We are happy to meet in person or through virtual on-line meetings whether you’re in the Kansas City metro area or another U.S. city.

As a Certified Financial Planner® and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, Melissa Ellis is uniquely qualified to integrate the methodology of financial planning directly into the divorce process. Determine the real cost of divorce and develop a realistic view as you transition to your new life. Melissa will expertly handle all financial aspects of your divorce while collaborating with your attorney. Don’t have an attorney? We actively partner with several attorneys in the Kansas City area. Please contact us for a referral to an attorney that fits your needs. 

  • Pension valuation
  • Retirement plan division alternatives
  • Spousal support
  • Keep vs. Sell  the marital home
  • Tax projections & solutions
  • Creative settlement solutions  for a secure future
  • Property Tracing to determine separate &  marital property

Achieve an Equitable Settlement

As a CDFA® I am your financial expert throughout the divorce process.


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Sapphire Wealth Planning

Sapphire Wealth Planning is a fee-only comprehensive financial planning and registered investment advisory firm. We help Kansas City individuals and families take control of their financial outlook. Many of our clients were managing their finances on their own and now benefit from professional advice. A minimum level of assets is NOT required to become a client.


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