Council Bluffs, IA asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Iowa

Q: having a phone conversation with daughter. lady told her she was going to record our conversation. Is this legal

My daughter lives with this woman and she's using this information to cause me legal problems

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: In Iowa, the law permits recording a conversation if one party to the conversation consents to the recording. This means that if your daughter or the lady intended to record the conversation agreed to the recording, it would typically be legal.

However, if the recording is being used to cause you legal issues, it is important to examine the context and content of the recording for any potential violations of law or privacy.

You may want to consult with an attorney to discuss the specific circumstances and to determine if any legal recourse is available to you. They can also advise you on how to protect your privacy and what steps you can take if you believe your rights have been infringed upon by the recording.

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