Social media platforms that are often overlooked by both clients and attorneys in this regard are the on-line dating websites and apps.
Many sites, such as Match.com, Bumble, Ok Cupid, and Tinder, operate much like more traditional social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, and the like.
Online dating (or Internet dating) is a system that enables strangers to find and introduce themselves to new personal connections over the Internet, usually with the goal of developing personal, romantic, or sexual relationships.
An online dating service is a company that provides specific mechanisms (generally websites or applications) for online dating through the use of Internet-connected personal computers or mobile devices.
Robyn is the current Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division’s Pro Bono Committee and is responsible for organizing, staffing, and supervising the monthly Family Law Forms Clinic.
The Clinic helps low income individuals fill out family law forms.
On cross examination, after Wife’s attorney had spent some time delving into Husband’s expenses, the judge instructed counsel to finish up.Wife’s attorney assured the court, “Just a few more questions, Your Honor.” He then concluded, “Mr.Jones, isn’t it true that you make over a million dollars a year?Clients will often use pseudonyms, provide ages that are inaccurate, inflate/deflate their incomes, and, most commonly, list themselves as “single” or “divorced,” instead of “separated.” Remind them that, if they have photos of themselves posted on their profiles, providing inaccurate information does not conceal their identities.In fact, the inaccuracies that your clients included in their on-line dating profiles in order to protect themselves may create credibility issues for them later. I sat in court the other day, watching the hearing before mine (the judge was running late) unfold.