In recent years, social media usage has skyrocketed. Now, many people are connected to friends, family members, and even strangers online and it has become very easy to share information. Unfortunately, some people choose to share information that can harm others, including themselves. If you are in the middle of a divorce, it is a good idea to be aware of the different ways that social media could influence the outcome of your case. We know all too well how social media behavior can affect families and believe that those working through family law matters should be careful with regard to what they share on the internet.
On the one hand, you could be upset by something your spouse decided to say about you on a social networking site. For example, they may have said something that was not true but you believe could be harmful to your reputation. On the other hand, you may feel like posting something on your page, but you should be cautious about what you say, since it could affect your case. Furthermore, some couples have even decided to terminate their marriage because of infidelity or other issues that arose from the use of social media.
There are all sorts of factors that courts review when making decisions on child custody, child support, property division, and other topics, so it is vital to be thoroughly prepared. If you browse to our divorce section, additional material on various family law topics is available for you to review.