Facebook, Family Law and Paternity
Australian Courts are keeping up with technological advances. The most popular social networking site, Facebook, currently with 500 million active users, has recently been used by the Federal Magistrates Court as a tool for serving legal documents.
In the April 2010 decision of Byrne & Howard, Federal Magistrate Stuart Brown allowed a paternity test order to be served via Facebook upon a man, who is the alleged father in child support proceedings. Read More