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Dealing with gossip during divorce

On Behalf of | Oct 12, 2018 | Divorce

Ending your marriage may be a challenge for numerous reasons, whether they are financial in nature (alimony, property distribution, and so on) or involve your kids. However, you may also face a hard time during and after the divorce process as a result of other people gossiping about your circumstances. If you are a community leader or celebrity, you may even find that a number of people who you do not even know discuss your personal affairs and cast judgment on your decisions. Our law office understands how difficult this can be from an emotional point of view and it is important to prevent these feelings from affecting your divorce case.

In the digital era, you may read about your divorce on the social media profiles of other people. For example, your ex-spouse’s family may comment on your divorce and gossip about you, or you may read about your divorce while scrolling through one of your friend’s feed or your parent’s posts. This can be unnerving and may make you angry, stressed out or hopeless. However, you should not let these negative emotions interfere with your ability to pursue a positive outcome in the courtroom, especially when it comes to matters such as child custody.

If you do not want people to know certain details about your divorce and you are concerned about privacy, there may be certain ways to make your divorce more private. It is vital to prepare yourself and be aware of the different divorce legal options which may be in front of you.