Usually, divorce parties wait for service of papers to learn the details of the case for termination of their marriage and details of a settlement. In yet another example of the transformation YouTube has wrought, Tricia Walsh-Smith used the YouTube video below to detail her case against her husband, Philip Smith, president of the Shubert Organization, the largest theater owner on Broadway. She details everything from their prenup to pictures of “evil” and “nasty” family members.
A former actress and playwright Walsh-Smith uses YouTube to humiliate her husband. Such public demonstrations are rarely recommended by lawyers, who fear a backlash from judges. Moreover, anything stated in the video can be used in the trial. Yet, the case appears a straight contractual question over prenups and settlements, so she may have less to lose.
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