Electronic Spying and Tracking Spouses in Divorce Cases: What's Legal in the Digital World?
Navigating Admissibility and Privacy Issues With Social Media, Smartphones, Spyware, GPS Trackers, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare family law attorneys to identify and manage legal issues that arise when a spouse obtains evidence through the use of electronic or telephonic interception, smartphones, spyware, GPS tracking devices, webcams, wiretaps, or other methods.
- Overview of federal and state statutes
- Computer crimes
- Webcam law
- GPS laws
- Types of interception and compromise
- Social media accounts
- GPS tracking
- Civil and criminal implications
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How do the federal statutes governing interception of electronic and telephonic communications impact evidence of spousal misconduct that is obtained by a client in a divorce case?
- What factors can guide counsel in determining whether the evidence can or should be used?
- What are the implications for clients and counsel concerning improper self-help surveillance evidence?
- How should practitioners approach "smoking gun" evidence that may have been illegally obtained?
Christina E. Djordjevich
Ms. Djordjevich is a skilled litigator with substantial experience in both family law and commercial litigation. Prior... | Read More
Ms. Djordjevich is a skilled litigator with substantial experience in both family law and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Walzer Melcher, she was an associate at a leading New York family law firm, where she worked on a variety of matters involving complex financial and custody issues. Before turning her focus to family law, Ms. Djordjevich was a litigation associate at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP.Close
Henry S. Gornbein
Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein
Mr. Gornbein practices in all areas of family law. He is a monthly contributor to the Michigan Family Law Journal, has... | Read More
Mr. Gornbein practices in all areas of family law. He is a monthly contributor to the Michigan Family Law Journal, has written numerous divorce-related articles for the Michigan Family Law Journal, the Michigan Bar Journal and for the ABA Journal. He is the creator and host of the award winning cable television show "Practical Law." He is a frequent lecturer on family law matters.Close
David K. Wilkinson, CFLS, AAML
Wilkinson & Finkbeiner
Mr. Wilkinson practices family law for the firm, handling all facets of the practice area, from straightforward... | Read More
Mr. Wilkinson practices family law for the firm, handling all facets of the practice area, from straightforward negotiation and preparation of pleadings to complex litigation. He has previously represented small and large asset clients in all types family law matters.Close