Social Media – Can it Cause Divorce?
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Social Media – Can it Cause Divorce?

The internet has changed the way people communicate. Social media websites such as Facebook have opened the doors for people to stay in-touch, regardless of where they live. It has also created a new way for unhappy spouses to start new relationships, which often contributes to divorce. A survey conducted by Divorce Online, a legal…

Serving Divorce Papers by Facebook
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Serving Divorce Papers by Facebook

Social media is impacting family law in a variety of ways. One of the most significant examples occurred recently when a New York City woman was granted permission to be the first person to legally file for divorce using a Facebook message. Matthew Cooper, a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice, ruled that Ellanora Baidoo’s hard-to-find husband,…

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Divorce Over Facebook Relationship Status

We’ve heard of Facebook being used in the divorce courtroom for a number of reasons, namely digging up nasty messages and comments one spouse has said to the other.  But, one wife in India is trying to use her husband’s unchanged “single” relationship status as grounds for divorce.

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Tips for Avoiding Social Media Suicide

In our technologically integrated society, social media is pervading the courtroom. Lawyers are using status updates, photographs, and videos in order to profile an individual’s character traits and lifestyles.