Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wiretapping and Divorce Advice from a Lawyer

You think your wife is cheating on you? 
You remember the password to her Gmail account because you set it up for her? 
 You log into her account and discover emails between her and her new lover? 
Think that’s legal? 
Think that’s admissible evidence in court? 
Not so fast. 
Before you log onto your spouse’s email account or intercept any messages whatsoever whether email, voicemail, etc., consult with a lawyer about wiretapping laws. In your passion to discover what your spouse is doing, you might just violate federal wiretapping laws. This could backfire on you and could be more costly to you than the information you would otherwise discover is worth. Again, talk to a lawyer about this. (more)

Shawn L. Reeves is a Columbia, SC family lawyer. His office is located at 1201 Main Street, Suite 1980, Columbia, South Carolina.