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Facebook etiquette for those going through a divorce

On Behalf of | May 17, 2021 | Divorce |

Almost everyone in Texas has some sort of social media account. Whether it be Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, social media can be hard to avoid. When a person is going through a divorce it is often one of the most difficult times of their lives. Although it can be tempting to share all the details of the divorce and how an ex is a jerk on social media, there are reasons to keep things civil.

A few social media tips

If a person is heading for divorce or going through the process, they should keep these social media tips in mind:

  • Do not change relationship status from “married to “single” until the divorce is actually final.
  • Do not discuss the divorce on social media.
  • Do not post any pictures of partying behavior or excessive spending of money (vacations, new car, etc.)
  • Do not post pictures of a new person you are dating.
  • If you are wondering if a post is appropriate, it probably isn’t.
  • It may be best to stay off social medial until after the divorce is finalized.

Making informed decisions

A legal professional who is skilled in divorce can help their client through this tough time. They will be with their client through every step of the process, making sure their client’s rights are protected. They understand that the decisions their client makes have both practical and financial implications.

They will help their client make informed decisions about their property and their financial future after the divorce is final. There are many things a person needs to keep in mind during the divorce process. Trying to keep the divorce amicable can be a good way to make the process smoother and quicker.