NY Lawyers Allowed to Friend Adversaries on Facebook

more+
less-

Blog posts, Facebook , Twitter and You tube videos all have the potential to be useful in a contested divorce action.

Imagine the effect of a posting made by husband showing him polishing his brand new luxury car while claiming to be unable to pay child support. What conclusions could be drawn when the loyal wife is “tagged” in a photograph in a romantic embrace with another man?

New ethical opinions by the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association permit lawyers to scour the public pages Facebook, Twitter and other social networks for incriminating evidence to be used against an opposing party in a lawsuit.

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Daniel Clement, Law Offices of Daniel E. Clement | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

Law Offices of Daniel E. Clement on:

Cybersecurity
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×