Can a Divorce Lawyer Subpoena Facebook Messages?
Social media is a public forum where you have very little expectation of privacy. Your spouse can use any information that is lawfully retrieved. But, what if you remove your posts or delete your entire Facebook profile?
Attorneys are commonly subpoenaing the opponent’s social media records to obtain crucial evidence. In addition, attorneys are employing computer forensics techniques to mine data that was intentionally destroyed or erased. You can fight the subpoena, but your safest bet is to avoid producing negative evidence.
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