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Can deleted text messages somehow be retrieved and read?

Richmond, VA |

My phone was in my husbands name. We are separated and he wants to get a court order to have my phone sent off and get the text messages from it. Can he do that and if so, how long would this process take?

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  1. It is very likely that forensic technology firm like Kroll with all the materials at their disposal could do it:


  2. The order would have to be granted, but, yes, nothing that is deleted is ever really deleted.

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