Separating from a husband, wife or partner is often one of the most difficult times in a person’s life. Separation can cause heightened emotions in one or both of the parties and unfortunately sometimes this can cause people to vent those emotions across social media, email and text with their former partner.

It is important to keep in mind that once something is on the Internet, it often leaves a digital footprint and can be hard to erase. Social media platforms are most often public and accessed easily and screenshots are easy to take. This means that emotive responses can be used against a person in family law proceedings.

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