Chexting

April 8, 2010 at 5:17 pm (family law) (, )

With the onset of social media, from MySpace to Facebook to texting, divorce professionals are encountering many clients who have caught their spouses in illicit relationships via digital information. I often tell clients that nothing in this electronic age is ever really deleted. Two prime examples are Tiger Woods and Jesse James. Both were caught with their “digital pants down” by their significant others. All avenues of social media need to be explored in divorce litigation. They can be a virtual treasure trove of information, far beyond cheating, revealing evidence of dissipation and substance abuse. Likewise, clients must be advised that they too need to keep their “digital pants up.”

Jennifer

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