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Custody disputes and social media posts

There are a number of challenges that may arise during a child custody dispute, such as strong emotions and anxiety over how a child will be impacted by the court’s decision. However, those who are in the middle of a custody dispute or expect to file for divorce and find themselves in one soon should be careful with respect to other issues. For example, parents who are involved in a disagreement over the custody of their child should be mindful of the information they share online. In the digital era, many people use social media, whether they share comments, videos, or pictures. Unfortunately, social media use can be problematic at times, especially in the midst of a custody dispute.

If you share certain details online or make negative, harmful comments, this could be used against you in the courtroom. As a result, you should carefully watch what you post online and present to the world. On the other hand, you may notice that your child’s other parent is sharing inappropriate information over the internet. For example, they might be attempting to damage your reputation or even making threats, such as threatening violence. Depending on the details of what they are posting, you may need to take further action to protect yourself and you may also want to bring this up in court.

Social media can impact a custody dispute, but there are many other factors that can influence the outcome of a case. Our custody section offers more on disputes over custody.

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