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Can you control a child’s social media exposure?

by Kate Marr on October 19, 2016

Kate Marr

We all have friends who tend to clog up our Facebook newsfeed with photos of their child. Whilst that parent is obviously very proud that their child smiled, has a new outfit, ate something or went to the toilet that day, (despite my sarcasm) Facebook and other social media outlets has become an effective way to let all your family … Read more

Stop! You May be in Breach of the Law

by Peter Magee on September 8, 2016

Rhiannon Noble

As social media becomes a wider phenomenon with access to Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Instagram and Snapchat becoming more readily available, so increases the risk of parties who are subject to family law proceedings becoming caught up in social media warfare.

In family law matters, parties can often fall into a social media trap where they use it to post negative … Read more

The Technology Trap of Family Law

by Peter Magee on August 2, 2016

Anne-Louise Pham

Technology is meant to make our lives easier. It makes communication faster and we have access to more information than ever before. We are able to instantaneously share our feelings with the world, send a text message within seconds and document our existence through social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. However, with this new technology comes greater … Read more

A new take on selfies

by Peter Magee on June 15, 2016

Peter Magee

In 2015, we embarked on a new era in the world of divorce and co-parenting. What I thought was becoming a harsher area of the law, what with the growing rate of divorce, could also be morphing into a more cooperative area of the law. From famous couples to everyday families, a new approach has emerged. Earlier this year, a … Read more

Peter Magee

Your online footprint matters. Money Magazine has recently reported that 93 percent of hiring managers will review a candidate’s social profile before making a hiring decision. Upon reviewing this information, 55 percent of hiring managers have reconsidered a candidate based on the information they uncover and more often than not, this has been to the candidate’s detriment.

Like potential employers, … Read more

Be careful what you write

by Peter Magee on July 25, 2013

Peter Magee

With the accessibility of the internet and social media forums such as Facebook and Twitter, people, especially people involved in family law court proceedings, must be reminded to be careful of what they write.

Too often, people mistakenly believe that sites such as Facebook are opportunities for them to vent their feelings about their former partner and/or mother/father to their … Read more