Your “friends” are watching…

People today are more and more likely to share things they once kept private.  Or maybe people think it’s okay to share it only with their “friends”.

Dana Snay shared private information that resulted in the loss of her father’s employment law settlement agreement.  Click here for the full story.

The attorney client privilege protects the conversations you have with your attorney (subject to certain exceptions).  If you choose to share your attorney’s advice with the world via Facebook, opposing party may hear about it and opposing counsel may seek to learn more about your conversations under the theory that you have waived the privilege.

In short, when in divorce – keep private matters private.  If you have to think whether or not you should post something (tidbit from your attorney, photo of you drunk on your custody night, or negative information about your soon-to-be former spouse) – don’t post it.