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Managing Social Media During Your Divorce

Managing social media during your divorce We all have social media accounts. Or, at least, virtually all of us do. And, for many of us, it’s an integral part of every day life. For me, as a millennial, I barely remember a time before computers, and, even though I remember getting my Facebook account (back…


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Can I just file for divorce for $100?

Can I just file for divorce for $100? The other day, I received a question on our Facebook page. It was, essentially, though this is not a direct quote: “How much would it cost to file for divorce if it’s just the paperwork?” Her question is actually a little more complicated (and a little less…


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Social Media and the Kids In some families, it’s a constant tug-o-war where the kids are concerned. Almost every issue that it is possible to fight over can and, in some cases, will be fought over. I find that, more and more often, the children’s social media presence is one of those issues. One parent…


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Pinterest and Virginia Divorce

Pinterest Issues and Virginia Divorce It seems like, at some point or another, I’ve run across an issue related to almost every social media platform. It’s a little frustrating, sometimes, because, at some point, a person made the decision to post, share, pin, or tweet something that they didn’t HAVE to post, share, pin, or…


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Issues with iCloud in Divorce

Issues with iCloud in Divorce On Monday, we discussed issues that women face in divorce and custody cases as it relates to their social media accounts. Whether your social platform of choice is Facebook (if you’re old like me) or if you’re younger and hipper and are on Instagram or Snapchat, social media use is…


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Social Media Divorce Support

  Social Media Divorce Support We’ve talked a lot about social media and its various attendant issues as it relates to divorce and custody cases. We’ve talked about issues with Facebook and Snapchat and Twitter and Instagram and even other sources – like crowdfunding, blogging, and online dating sites like Tinder. Technology is great in…


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Sharing divorce and custody related information

Sharing divorce and custody case related information On Monday, I wrote about attorney client privilege, how it can be waived, and the potential ramifications that waiving privilege can have on your overall case. Obviously, attorney client privilege is important, and you should take every precaution to protect that privilege. It comes up a lot in…


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What Mistakes am I Making on Social Media?

We’re all on social media. And we’re all sharing information with the world at large at an alarming rate. Sometimes, when I think about it, (and usually, if I’m being honest, I try NOT to think about it) I feel pretty nervous. I’m not all that young anymore, but I’ve had a Facebook account since…


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What are you sharing about your kids on Facebook, and how can it impact your divorce or custody case?

There’s no question that ours is a society that shares information first and then thinks later. Usually, that’s not a problem and, even if it is, it’s one of our own making—one that we can choose to deal with (or not), whatever the case may be. You can certainly choose to share whatever you like,…


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Protecting Yourself on Social Media During a Divorce or Custody Case

In all kinds of cases these days, Facebook is an issue, and divorce and custody cases are no exception. Though most of us have readily accepted social media as a constant presence in our lives, as an attorney I have to cringe a little whenever I think of what my clients are doing online. It’s…


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