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My husband , who I am divorcing has accessed my personal texts

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My husband , who I am divorcing has accessed my personal texts ( on a phone that was his and given to me as a gift ) . He will use the information to manipulate me emotionally and financially I suspect . Is he allowed to share that personal information with others ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
How did he come by your phone?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He did not, he asked O2 for the information as the bill payer
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Is there any form of litigation between you?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have filed for divorce but we have no Date for decri Nisi yet
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Do the texts contradict anything you have said in court?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They are just highly personal and will be used to manipulate me- or he will reveal the contents to others
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
I would be quite surprised if he has been able to get this information without a court order. They do not usually provide verbatim messages just for the asking even from the bill payer.However, he is the bill payer and therefore can do as wishes with the inforamtion. It will only be admitted if it is probative.There would be DPA issues if he were not the bill payer but he is so it doesn't arise.Sorry but that is the reality I'm afraid.Can I clarify anything for you?Jo
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What does " it will only be admitted if it were probative " mean ?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
If it has relevance. Goes to a point in the case. It may do. It may not.
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