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Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media While Going Through a Divorce


Do's and Don'ts of Social Media While Going Through a Divorce

Did you know social media can play a decisive role in your divorce? Social media usage via posting, liking, committing, and replying can harm your legal position. Social media also allows you to connect with support groups and allow you to seek help from others. Sessums Law Group is here to help you navigate the “Do’s and Don’ts” of social media while going through a divorce. 


  • Use discretion – “What would a Judge think of this post?”
  • Stop using social media platforms
  • Monitor your child’s social media usage (YOU are liable for their actions)
  • Keep the divorce offline
  • Refrain from messaging or interacting with people involved via social media


  • Post-passive-aggressive memes and inspirational quotes
  • Post photos with a new significant other
  • Check-in places (especially with a strong alcohol presence)
  • Post irresponsible photos and videos
  • Delete or wipe your social media accounts

We understand that social media plays a prominent role in many people’s lives. Accounts are used for various reasons, but sharing photos and videos with the world has both positive and negative side affects. Think about all of the information stored on social media platforms. All of your social media accounts and imputed information WILL be disclosed during the discovery process in your case. To be safe and ensure the best outcome of your case, be sure to follow the tips above. If you need more assistance regarding your case, don’t hesitate to reach out to Sessums Law Group. #WESTANDFORYOU

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