The role of Facebook in divorce is expanding thanks to a new law that allows a spouse to serve an absent spouse with a complaint for divorce.
Technology and Divorce
Who knew? As I lay motionless in the MRI tube yesterday, I learned a valuable piece of divorce advice: No matter what “noise” rattles and screams around you, there’s a way to listen beyond it – to hear the music that’s your key to survival. You can turn fear into focus, even in the scariest of […]
I have been practicing family law for over 45 years, and I have seen and heard almost everything and every reason why a party wishes to begin a divorce. More and more, I am seeing situations where people meet online but never truly and authentically get to know each other. Good or bad, we live […]
It was once true that prenuptial agreements were the province of the rich, the famous, and perhaps those who hoped that they would be rich and/or famous. Movie stars, business leaders, and descendants of families that amassed huge wealth over generations were the consumers of this legal service. Prenuptial agreements were considered rare and […]
You’re meditating. You’re exercising. You’ve got a coach. Still, there’s a knot in your belly most of the time. What’s bringing you down? Most likely, it’s your own brain working against you. Here’s the thing: Your brain can’t discern good news from bad. It takes it all in, chaff and grain together, and whatever you […]
Searching for a divorce attorney can be an overwhelming task. Lawyers’ advertisements show up on television, radio, newspaper, and everywhere online. So how do you sift through all that information to find the right attorney for you? Many people start looking at online reviews to find an attorney. While this is an excellent starting point, […]
By Mary Fetzer Think your spouse is cheating? You don’t need a pricey private investigator to prove it. Divorce attorneys across the nation are seeing an increase in cases that involve inexpensive smartphone apps that enable suspicious spouses to keep tabs on their significant other. The apps work—but are they legal? Apps that help you […]
Social media is a critical issue that impacts everyone who deals with divorce – from the divorcing couple themselves to the professionals who work with them. Every day, I think that I have heard it all and then there will be new issues involving social media issues and my divorce clients. I always warn my […]
Anyone who has ever tried to obtain text messages through a court proceeding knows how difficult – and often impossible – it can be.
Facebook, for better or worse, has become a way of life for many people. Whether it’s posting a map of your morning run, your child’s first steps, or sharing a video of a cat falling down the stairs, the need to post, re-post and share on Facebook and other social media has become so interwoven […]