Keller, TX asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Michigan

Q: Is it legal to record a phone conversation with only one person's consent, in Michigan?

I live in Michigan, other party is in Texas. Would it be legal for me to record the phone conversation, without the other parties consent?

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Steve Reina
Steve Reina
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Clarkston, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Michigan prohibits the recording and disclosure of any private conversations, whether in person or over the phone, without the consent of all parties, by someone who is not a party to the conversation. Courts disagree whether participants to the conversation may record without permission of the other parties.

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