Q: Can I use audio recordings in a case against someone?
I want to be able to use audio recordings as evidence in my case against my family whenever I get the chance to get them to court. I'm not sure if what I collected is illegal due to the fact that the people in the recordings did not know that I was going to record it.
A: Maryland is a two party consent state. This means that you need the consent of all parties to record a conversation where there is an expectation of privacy or it is a crime.
A: Yes, Maryland is a two-party consent state and as a result, both parties must consent to the recording. However, in the case of a voicemail, there is no reasonable expectation of privacy and that can be used in court since it is not an illegal recording.
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