Financial Experts

Collaborative Law financial experts are committed to the principles of Collaborative Law. These professionals are trained to serve as financial experts in the Collaborative Law process. Their role is to aid the parties in clarifying all financial issues that arise out of a divorce. Their work can include work with budgets, income projections, tax issue analysis, business valuation, long range financial planning, insurance matters and other financial issues of divorce. The financial experts listed below are members of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona.

Janet Baker


Janet is a Certified Financial Planner™ and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™. She graduated from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario Canada with a B. Comm. Honors in 1983 and has over 26 years experience in money management.

Janet is trained as a Collaborative Divorce Practitioner and is one of the founders of The Divorce Resource Network of Tucson. Janet has been divorced herself and is committed to helping others through the process. She is a board member of Divorce Recovery and teaches a monthly class, Financial Life after Loss, for people who have had a life transition and want to learn how to handle their finances.

Janet Baker, CFP® CDFA™
Owner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
Divorce Financial Consultants LLC
1630 E River Road, Ste 212
Tucson, AZ, 85718
Telephone: 520 202-3628
Fax: 520 762-6075
Cell: 520 331-9281
Web Site:

Connie Velander


Connie is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Divorce Recovery and the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts.

Having gone through her own divorce, Connie is acutely aware of the concerns and fears that an individual faces regarding their future and financial security.

Connie can benefit you by:
  • Having peace of mind that your settlement is financially fair
  • Having an objective viewpoint in an emotional situation
  • Having an expert examine the financial issues of the divorce and provide the team with powerful data
You will receive:
  • Personalized reports and graphs that illustrate the financial status, cash flow and graphic net worth of both parties
  • Valuable insight into the pros and cons of different proposals
  • Confidentiality

Connie Velander CDFA
Divorce Financial Consultants, LLC
Madison, CT
Telephone: 203 500-1792
Web Site: