Facebook Fights: When Divorces Spill Online


There has been a considerable amount of interest in the somewhat bizarre Facebook interaction between Angela Voelkert and her ex-husband David. Andrea created a fake Facebook account in an attempt to get information out of David. Her plan seemed to be working perfectly, until David revealed his plot to kill Angela. After the police became involved, it was revealed that David had known it was Angela all along and was punishing her for her deception, with no intent to harm her. While this is an extreme case, it does draw attention to the growing importance of social media in the Family Law system.

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