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Social media: its role in divorce and associated pitfalls

Date:1 JUN 2018
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Media reports that celebrity baker Paul Hollywood and his estranged wife have used social media to indulge in some online taunting will comes as no surprise to many family lawyers.

In my experience, posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – whether photos or comments – from those going through separation are increasingly common, yet they could impact seriously on divorce and children proceedings.

Whether being used as evidence to gain the upper-hand in financial negotiations, to demonstrate flaws in the other party’s character, or as proof for acts of infidelity, the use of social media in the context of family disputes is rife.

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