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Family Law Partners welcomes new specialist, Lauren Waterton

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Family Law Partners has announced the arrival of family law solicitor Lauren Waterton to its growing specialist team. A Resolution-trained Collaborative Lawyer, Lauren joins Family Law Partners from a West Sussex practice.

Lauren specialises in matters including separation, divorce, matrimonial finances, nuptial agreements, cohabitee disputes and disputes around arrangements for children.

In addition to being a member of Resolution, the nationwide organisation of family lawyers committed to a constructive and conciliatory approach to family law issues, Lauren is also a committee member for East Sussex Resolution and YRes. She has previously served as a committee member for West Sussex Resolution, through which she sat on the Sussex Family Justice Board, and as Chair of West Sussex YRes. Lauren has been instrumental in setting up the Worthing collaborative pod.

Robert Williams, Director at Family Law Partners, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lauren to our Brighton team. Her experience, skills and enthusiasm for dispute resolution work makes her a perfect fit for Family Law Partners. She believes, as we do, that clients can generally achieve the best outcome for themselves and their families by avoiding litigation. Lauren’s expertise in Collaborative Law sees us further strengthen our offering to clients in this area, giving people real alternatives to the traditional court process and with her arrival we will have a team comprising four mediators, eight collaborative lawyers and two arbitrators”.

Lauren joins the firm’s central Brighton office on 1st February where she will be advising clients across East and West Sussex.

2 responses on “Family Law Partners welcomes new specialist, Lauren Waterton

  1. Hello

    My partner pays his ex wife maintenance for herself and his child if he draws his pension early but continues working does he still have to pay her? The court order states she gets half of his pension


    1. Dear Michelle, thank you for your comment. It will depend on the specific terms of the Order as to whether spousal maintenance continues. I recommend that your partner seeks advice from a Resolution lawyer on this particular issue. They will need to review the Order before they could advise in more detail.

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