Panel: Facebook off-limits in divorce

'Groundbreaking' ruling upholds judge's order that divorcing couple not communicate by social media

, Daily Report


The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a judge who pulled the plug on a warring couple's Facebook fights. Judge Christopher J. McFadden's (above) opinion gives new guidance to parties in the digital age: Courts can stop divorcing spouses from trashing each other online.

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  • Veetz

    The Judge is correct in this decision. Free speech is guaranteed everywhere except when it infringes upon the defense of a Defendant in any litigated matter.

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