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The Impact of The Internet on Divorce


More and more, the uses of social media are implementing their way into all areas of life. This is now true of divorce cases and social media can infiltrate into these instances in a number of ways. One of the ways that it has been noted to have an influence is through causing old flames to reconnect or for new relationships to be formed. With the wide amount of contact and the easy ability to get in touch with people, it has become all too easy for some married individuals to find someone they may feel they fit with better. Other times, it can have to do with the information that is being posted on sites.

Social media allows for constant updates and detailed information into each person's life, depending on the information they choose to share. Some people can use their profiles openly, feeling that they are sharing the information with friends and family. Depending on privacy settings and other factors, this information can be spread to more than just those that they are immediately acquainted with. The information that is put on a profile is being brought up in divorce cases by the opposing side. Personal profiles are being looked into to see if there is any information that can put the individual in a bad light.

Internet dating profiles are another thing that can be used. This is becoming a more common aspect since it is likely that the details of the profile will be exaggerated, it may be used to show the individual cannot fully be trusted at their word. When you are going through a divorce it is best that you are more cautious and you refrain from including too many details from the divorce on your social media profiles.

Contact the Law Offices of Frank F. Ali when you are going through a divorce and learn about our approach to divorce.