Jacqueline is a senior lawyer in the Family Team at Bennett Griffin, dealing with children’s law matters (including representation of parents and grandparents, and international issues also); domestic violence; divorce/dissolution; financial issues upon marriage, civil partnership, or relationship breakdown, and pre-nuptial and co-habitation (living together) agreements.
Jacqueline has lived in Worthing since 1976, and her great grandfather’s name can be found on the war memorial in Chapel Road. Jacqueline’s interests include travelling, music and art. She is learning Twi, a language of Ghana.
I was really pleased to discover that there was an alternative to the traditional essentially adversarial process around divorce. For me the collaborative approach resonated strongly with my personal values of trying wherever possible to achieve a win – win; or at the least reducing the harm to either party.
"I also felt supported throughout by knowing that my lawyer was both looking after my interests, and honouring the process.
"It wasn’t easy, but in the end, I felt that both I and my ex-partner were able to close the chapter knowing that we had done the “right” thing by each other.