family law

Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases)

Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases) 150 150 Jason Krause

Divorce is always a messy proposition. As discussed this week, Facebook and social media have blown up family law cases and made a contentious process even more volatile. The most spectacular recent case in this regard is perhaps a Connecticut divorce in which the husband and wife were ordered to exchange passwords so they could…

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eDiscovery Overkill in Family Law Cases

eDiscovery Overkill in Family Law Cases 150 150 nextpointguest

GUEST POST BY: Sharon Nelson + John Simek     Like a lot of small computer forensics companies, about 25 percent of our cases involve family law. Emotions often run high in family law matters, especially when adultery is a factor (and it is almost always present). Regardless of who is cheating, the aggrieved spouse…

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eDiscovery Case Law Update: Facebook is Exploding Family Law

eDiscovery Case Law Update: Facebook is Exploding Family Law 150 150 Jason Krause

Social Media and Family law are a volatile mix. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), more than 80 percent of divorce attorneys have used social media posts in divorce court cases. In a prominent recent case, a judge in Connecticut ordered a husband and wife to exchange social media and dating site passwords as the…

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