Category Archive: Social Media

Apr
29

Social Media Misuse and Divorce

Tweet Share An article on CBS New York about Social Networking and Divorce.  View the video regarding social media misuse and divorce. People forget that everything you do online can be used against you in divorce. Facebook posting can lead to changes in alimony and even child custody. Read the entire article here: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/04/26/seen-at-11-the-new-face-of-divorce/

Mar
11

Be Careful with Text Messaging and Facebook in Your Divorce

Tweet Share Ken Altshuler published an article on how everyday behavior can be used against you in court.  Ken’s advice may help you stay out of trouble with text messaging, Facebook, and social media in your divorce case. Although technology has made communication faster and more efficient in our lives, text messages can be one of …

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Feb
11

AAML Reports Text Messages as Evidence in Divorce

Tweet Share A recent study by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers reports an increase in the past few years of the rise in text messages being used as evidence in divorce cases.   Text messages from spouses can show thoughts and intensions and can be used to impact child custody cases.

Feb
05

Facebook Can Be Used in a Court of Law in Your Divorce

Tweet Share James Myers writes an article in the Pottstown Patch about how Facebook can (and will be) used against you in a court of law when it comes to divorce.  Certainly in custody cases, Facebook often comes up.  Occasionally, one party will do something unscrupulous like creating fake Facebook pages with bogus information and …

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Nov
11

Divorcing Couple Told to Turnover Facebook Passwords to Lawyers

Tweet Share An interesting story appeared in Newser.com yesterday where a Judge orders a divorcing couple to turnover Facebook passwords to Lawyers.  Although some point out that the order violates Facebook’s terms of service, this situation is likely to occur more frequently in family law cases. (Newser) – A judge has ordered a feuding Connecticut …

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Oct
18

Did The iPhone Out A Cheating Wife?

Tweet Share Welcome to iCheers, where everybody knows your whereabouts. Both Apple and Foursquare are offering new tools for iOS5 that will let us know where our friends are at all times. The iPhone’s Find My Friends’ feature is pervasive tracking of any of your friends (who opt-in), whereas Foursquare’s Radar simply lets you know …

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Oct
17

Tell-All PCs and Phones Transforming Divorce

Tweet Share In the digital age, it’s growing increasingly difficult to hide dirty secrets from former spouses in divorce cases.

Sep
03

Judy Corcoran: Can Texting Sabotage Your Split?

Tweet Share Text and e-mail, while fast and often efficient, are sometimes too quick. It’s easy to type the first thing that comes into your head and press “send” before you have a chance to assess how your words might be interpreted by your ex. Additionally, it’s easy to send four or five texts or …

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Aug
17

Social Media Dangers in Divorce

Tweet Share Joseph Cordell, author of “The 10 Stupidist Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce” (and how to avoid them) talks about social media dangers in divorce.  Joseph gives examples of Facebook photos of a new car or pictures from a tropical vacation where the pictures seem innocent enough but backfire in divorce when they …

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Aug
03

Blogging in Divorce is Not Advised

Tweet Share An article recently appeared in the UPI.com site about a Pennsylvania man who blogs about his divorce creating ThePsychoWife.com and makes a free speech dispute. Blogging in divorce is not advised because it’s more likely to hurt your case then to help it.  Although the original site is not up because the judge …

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