Dudley, MA asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Massachusetts

Q: Is submitting a video from a phone to court illegal?

I was standing on my property and recording on my phone with video and audio my neighbor who was standing on the public street. The neighbor violated my harassing prevention order so that recording ended up in court as evidence of the violation. I did this to protect the safety of my children. I will also add that the whole property is monitored by legally mounted audio and video security cameras. I recorded on my phone so the audio would be stronger. Was this a crime/illegal?

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Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: Don't you think it is a good idea to actually go see an attorney about this? It may well be admissible.

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