I have practiced Family Law for over 20 years. Divorce Cases are rarely amicable, spouses make accusations against one another, emotions run very high, and often times foolish actions can be extremely costly. As a Family Law attorney, one of the most important pieces of advice I tell my clients from an early stage is "Your Facebook account WILL impact your divorce case!"
Common sense tells us that we should not post embarrassing photos or write inappropriate comments on our Facebook pages. But if you are going through a divorce, be aware that your spouse, your spouse's family members, your spouse's friends, and most importantly, your spouse's lawyer, WILL turn into an amateur spy and try to gain an advantage by exploiting what you post on Facebook.
My advice to my clients during this volatile time in their lives is simple: DO NOT POST on Facebook, period! However, if you must post, ONLY post photos and make comments that you would be happy for your grandmother to see and read. Also be careful that your Facebook friends do not "tag" you in their compromising photos.
I have won many cases using Facebook against others.... Do not fall victim to another attorney using your own Facebook account against you!