Excessive texting from one divorced parent to the other does not necessarily amount to harassment, a state appeals court said Monday in a published decision reversing a final restraining order.

The husband’s sending of 18 angry messages in the space of three hours “shows only the convergence of modern technology and the foibles of human judgment,” the Appellate Division held in L.M.F. v. J.A.F., A-121-10.

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