Some of the information posted on Facebook may be admissible even if posted without you knowledge or consent such as being tagged in a picture. This article will explore some of the issues related to Facebook evidence in divorce cases as interpreted by various Courts across the country.
Useful evidence from Facebook profiles
There is no automatic presumption that debt accumulated during the marriage is marital debt, instead one party must show there was a ”joint benefit” to both parties to be classified as marital debt. North Carolina case law classifying student loans have ruled both ways as to when student loans created a “joint benefit” to the parties. Thus any examination of when student loan debt is marital debt in North Carolina is fact determinative and open to interpretation by the Judge. Let’s take a look at some of the recent case law regarding student loans in equitable distribution cases in both North Carolina and other jurisdictions.
Before undertaking any license restoration on your own it is advisable to at least speak with an attorney to determine the best path to success as paying off old tickets can often restart the 3 year window to get a DMV hearing. The last thing anyone you need is to risk going to jail for driving while license revoked simply because you had no other way to get to work.
Some of the areas to be explored in this article include recording telephone calls, recording secret video, hiring a private investigator, placing a GPS on someone’s car, and looking at someone’s email or hacking into their computer. The bottom line is- proceed with extreme caution, as there are numerous potential pitfalls in this ever changing area of the law and you probably don’t want to have a case named after you.
Why Custody matters
Custody determines the rights of each parent. Do you want the child to live with you full time or are you only looking for visitation? Do you want to have a say in where the child attends school or church? Do you want to make major medical decisions or are you open to compromising with the other parent? Remember that just because you get along now does not mean you will in the future. There is no right or wrong answer to child custody, but remember Court Orders are not necessarily easy to change and if there is no Court Order getting in front of a Judge can take months.