The marriage wasn’t working and you separated months ago, even years, and you have both moved on with your life. You decide that it’s time to get a divorce, but you don’t know the whereabouts of your former spouse. There is now an alternative to hiring a private investigator. In a growing number of cases, judges are giving the go ahead to serving divorce papers on difficult-to-find spouses through their possibly easier-to-find online home at Facebook.Why Facebook?In today’s connected world, approximately 51 percent of the US population are active users of the social network, spending an average of 40 minutes per day posting, liking and sharing on the site. For so many of us, our Facebook profile has become our online “home address” no matter where we may move to or live. And while this might be a nice sentiment…that our friends and family can still reach us wherever we end up…there is growing acceptance in the legal community that a Facebook account may be viewed as a valid address for the service of divorce papers, just like a street address or work location.
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Source: Getting Served On Social Media: How Some Spouses Are Using Facebook To Divorce