Kirk Stange, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mr. Stange received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Super Lawyers for Family Law in 2015 to Present. Previously, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Rising Stars for Family Law in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Stange is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Mr. Stange has also received numerous other awards from organizations such as the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the American Society of Legal Advocates, The National Trial Lawyers, Lead Counsel, AVVO, The National Advocates and others. Mr. Stange is a frequent speaker on family law topics. In 2014, Mr. Stange presented at the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Stange authored a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: “Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds).” Mr. Stange released a full-length book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2014 titled: “Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line.” In 2015, Mr. Stange authored another chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Published) titled: “Strategies for Illinois Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds).”
Text Message Evidence in Divorce Litigation
Text messaging is one of the top methods of communication today. This webinar will provide you with the knowledge you need to locate and obtain key sources of information for your next divorce case. Attorney Kirk Stange will guide you through what you need to know to effectively retrieve crucial text evidence and get that evidence authenticated.
Key topics to be discussed:
• Collecting Text Message Evidence: What Information to Look for
• Preservation and Spoliation Considerations
• How to Authenticate Text Evidence
Date / Time: February 13, 2018
• 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
• 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
• 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
• 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific
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Section I. Collecting Text Message Evidence: What Information to Look for
a) What to Look for and Where to Find it: Smartphone/Tablet Discovery
b) Whose Smartphone/Tablet is Discoverable?
c) Retrieval Options for Deleted Messages
d) How to Subpoena Mobile Phone Carriers for Records
e) How to Retrieve Texts from Messaging Apps
f) In What Form Can Texts be Admitted into Evidence?
g) Lessons from Recent Court Rulings
Section II. Preservation and Spoliation Considerations
Section III. How to Authenticate Text Evidence
a) Establishing the Chain of Custody
c) Witness or Expert Testimony