EP74: Important Tax Issues in Divorce with Mandy Walker, Divorce Coach and Mediator


Episode 74 of the Divorce and Your Money Show discusses some important information regarding taxes and divorce. Taxes are an often overlooked and highly complicated area that you should not forget about in divorce - making a wrong decision can cost you tens of thousands of dollars for the rest of your life.

Mandy Walker, Divorce Coach and Mediator, interviews Shawn Leamon, MBA, CDFA for her podcast and blog called Since My Divorce. Be sure to check out her site - it is one of the best divorce resources online.

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Shawn Leamon, MBA, CDFA

Dallas, Texas

Shawn C. H. Leamon is Managing Partner of LaGrande Global, a firm that helps successful families manage large financial transitions like divorce, inheritance and selling a business.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College, double majoring in Economics and Philosophy, and his Masters in Business Administration at Spain’s IE Business School.

Before founding LaGrande Global, Shawn helped manage $1.1 billion in client assets at Bernstein Global Wealth Management. He also worked as a credit research analyst at J.P. Morgan. He is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and he has been an advisor to numerous high-stakes divorce cases.

Shawn is the author of two well-received finance books: Managing Private Wealth: Principles, and Divorce and Your Money: The No-Nonsense Guide, both published in 2016.

In his spare time, Shawn is an ultra-endurance athlete and has competed in events as long as 24 hours. He is an Eagle Scout and a member of the Alumni Board of Greenhill School.