A recent ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is making headlines for allowing Ellanora Baidoo, a nurse living in Brooklyn, NY, to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.
Does Baidoo’s case mean getting divorced is as easy as changing that “Relationship Status” to “Single” and hitting up your spouse on Messenger?
The short, unsatisfying answer: Hardly.
Baidoo became estranged from her husband, Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku, not long after marrying him in 2009. Blood-Dzraku had promised they would have a traditional Ghanaian wedding but didn’t deliver — big mistake, given marriage in African culture is considered the most sacred of ceremonies. (Baidoo and Blood-Drzaku originally hail from Ghana.) Read more…
Source: Mashable Social Media