Mercedes Barker is the founder of Your Divorce™
She offers her clients a rare combination of skills and insight that cover the basic key elements of every divorce: Divorce Financial Planning, Mediation, Divorce Coaching, Portfolio Management, Real Estate and Mortgage Lending.
- Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®)
- Civil and Family: Divorce, Child Custody Mediator
- CDC Certified Divorce Coach
- CDC Divorce Transition & Recovery Coach
Mercedes is the primary Certified Divorce Financial Analyst at Your Divorce Financial Analyst. A CDFA® specializes in the financial issues surrounding divorce. She uses her knowledge of tax law, asset distribution, short and long-term financial planning to help couples achieve the divorce settlement they’re seeking.
Her role includes acting as an advisor to one party, an advisor to one party’s divorce lawyer, or as a Mediator for both parties.
Mercedes offers divorce coaching as an add-on service or simply as part of the overall divorce process. She helps her clients navigate the crisis of divorce and acts as a “sounding board” and “strategic partner,” helping them manage conflict and gain clarity, so they can face their new post-divorce lives with confidence.
CCO and Options Trader and
As a Financial Advisors at Equilibria Wealth Management, Mercedes Barker and her partner, Mike Moore, offer the full spectrum of portfolio management of wide-ranging financial securities … CD’s, municipals, corporates, U.S. government and high yield bonds, ETFs, stock, and stock options.
Their primary aim as Portfolio Managers is to create the right balance of financial products tailoring their plan to meet client’s goals and level of risk tolerance. Other areas include stock and option trading, as well as developing strategies that seek to provide hedging opportunities and potential income generation. Mercedes also carries an insurance license.
Investment advisory services offered through Equilibria Wealth Management, a SEC-registered investment adviser.
Realtor and Partner
Mercedes is a licensed Realtor and Partner at Gabrianna Realty servicing Katy, Richmond, Sugarland, Cypress, Spring and other areas of Houston. Her role is limited to coordinating with the realtors at Gabrianna Realty to service clients’ real estate needs. Gabrianna Realty also services Midland/Odessa, TX.
*Real estate or Legal Professional services are not endorsed or warrantied by the firm.
Mercedes Barker is NOT AN ATTORNEY AND DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE. All information she provides is financial in nature and should not be construed or relied upon as legal or tax advice. Individuals seeking legal or tax advice should solicit the counsel of competent legal or tax professionals knowledgeable about the divorce laws in their own geographical areas. Divorce financial planning is a fee-only process that does not involve investment advice or securities or insurance transactions.
Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP™) and Mortgage Broker
Mercedes Barker is a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP™), a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 2238600) and Mortgage Broker at Gabrianna Mortgage (NMLS#2277623).
Having lived in Barcelona, Spain and Buenos Aires, Argentina for 25 years, she is multi-cultural and fluent in Spanish.
Outside of her work, Mercedes has two main passions: bridge and music. She plays tournaments regularly and is an Accredited ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) Teacher and Club Director. As an ex-professional jingle writer/producer for TV and radio, she enjoys composing music and spending time in her home studio.
2717 Commercial Center Blvd., Suite E200
Katy, TX 77494