Electronic Spying and Tracking Spouses in Divorce Cases: What's Legal in the Digital World?
Navigating Admissibility and Privacy: Evidence Derived From Social Media, Smartphones, Spyware, GPS Trackers
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will teach family law attorneys to identify and manage legal issues when spouses obtain evidence using 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 a client obtains in a divorce case?
- What factors can guide counsel in determining whether or not to use the evidence?
- What are the implications for clients and counsel concerning improper self-help surveillance evidence?
- How should practitioners approach "smoking gun" evidence that a client may have illegally obtained?
Henry S. Gornbein
Mr. Gornbein specializes in all areas of family law. He is a frequent writer for many bar related... | Read More
Mr. Gornbein specializes in all areas of family law. He is a frequent writer for many bar related publications. Mr. Gornbein is the creator and host of the award winning cable television series, Practical Law. He is the creator and host of the You Tube series, Gracefully Greying, with a newly launched website: http.//www.gracefullygreying.com. Mr. Gornbein is the author of the book, Divorce Demystified, Everything You Need to Know Before You File For A Divorce and the coauthor with forensic psychologist, Jack Haynes Phd of the book: Child Custody, A Complete Guide For Parents which is being published in July of 2020.Close
Jeffrey T. Neilson
Mr. Neilson is known nationally for his expertise in probate litigation, business counseling, estate... | Read More
Mr. Neilson is known nationally for his expertise in probate litigation, business counseling, estate planning and domestic and family law liability. He is a recognized expert in deftly handling and litigating sensitive areas of domestic and family law and has a proven track record in successfully handling the areas of probate and professional liability litigation.Close
Honorable Lisa Marie Neilson
With a distinguished career of service in the Wayne County Probate Court Family Division of the Third Judicial Circuit... | Read More
With a distinguished career of service in the Wayne County Probate Court Family Division of the Third Judicial Circuit Court, Judge Neilson’s unique qualifications in family law focus on the consultation and resolution of challenging family law matters, particularly those involving the care and well-being of children. As a certified mediator and arbitrator for family law proceedings, she is Of Counsel and Director of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the Family Law Department at Lipson Neilson PC. Judge Neilson uses ADR as a pathway for litigants to resolve their contested matters and empower them to create unique solutions.Close