What information can I share legally with others regarding an affair that I had?

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What information can I share legally with others regarding an affair that I had?

I had an affair with a married man who shared his divorce proceedings with me, including answers to interrogatories where he admits a lot of important things. He has since also betrayed me and committed many offenses. I want to share this document to prove that I am speaking the truth. Since he willingly shared it with me, can I show this document to others, including people who are his superiors at work?

Asked on July 7, 2019 under Personal Injury, Virginia

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can legally share confidences, even answers to interrogatories, which were shared with you so long as 1) you never signed anything (e.g. a confidentialiality agreeement) in which you contractualy obligated yourself to not disclose the information; or 2) there is no court order in effect barring disclosure.


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