What in the world is a CFI? To someone in the throes of divorce, a CFI — Child and Family Investigation — might seem more like a CSI – Crime Scene Investigation. Why ever would you want to subject yourself to having some stranger probe into your parenting style and your personality at your lowest point in recent history? Interview your children? Interrogate your friends, family, even your therapist? Then write a report for lawyers, the judge, and worst of all, your former partner to read?!