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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Law and Communications Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can I legally record a phone conversation in the state of NJ or NY without the other person’s knowledge?

I am in NJ and the other participant is either in NJ or NY.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Jun 24, 2022

Yes, NJ is a one person consent state, but I cannot advise you about NY law. Good luck.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Communications Law and Domestic Violence for Arkansas on
Q: If you were falsely charged with domestic violence found innocent can the no contact order last over a year?

I was found guilty of breaking the no contact order when I went back to get my son however all our belongings have been withheld from us for close to a year now we are still married can I return for our personal belongings once it's been a year

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental, Copyright and Communications Law on
Q: Can i know why individual audio recording with out permition is particulaly illegal in canada? Not like Video recording.

I am trying to have a personal bodycam for preventing any harmful actions on me in the future. However, I am awared that audio recording without consult by a person that's near or public are illegal. I would like to know why is that audio recording is particulaly prohibited by law and I am... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law, Federal Crimes, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Arkansas on
Q: Can I press charges on someone who is threatening to post my nudes because I no longer want to communicate with them?

I sent this guy the videos but once he started to get demanding and controlling I tried to end everything and he threatened to post it unless I showed him my xxx on FaceTime. He says he posted it already but I can’t see to report it to get it taken down myself. He has threatened to kill me and my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law on
Q: Travel agency issue

If a travel agency is used to arrange a flight and doesn't inform their customer about the overseas country entry requirements causing them to be refused at the flight check in gates. Who is in the wrong?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Communications Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law for California on
Q: The only time a recording of a 911 call can be used in court against a defendant.

Is when it's a direct call to the 911 operator. Or a direct call to a 911 operator and they call you back. So if 911 uses a pre recorded greeting to answer. Is that considered a direct call?

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: Can I audio tape noisy upstairs neighbors from the privacy of my own unit?

My management company would like proof that they are being noisy during 'quiet hours' as stipulated in the by-laws.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Virginia on
Q: I just found out my late uncle's widow deleted all the messages my uncle sent me. Isn't this illegal?

I'm the executor and sole beneficiary of my late uncle’s estate; however, in Alabama a spouse cannot be omitted from the will. His widow (they were married 17 months) is the only one who has access to his computer and phone. She also did it to be mean and cruel. These were very special to me... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Contracts, Communications Law and Government Contracts for Nevada on
Q: can dmv motor carrier unit block us from getting an account ifta/irp because taxes aren't paid in a partners name

A business partner in our nevada company has a ifta /irp in California tax bill that hasn't been paid can nevada block us from getting an account until that's paid it wasn't blocked until nevada contacted California

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Environmental for Indiana on
Q: How do I stop voice 2 skull
Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on May 24, 2022

This is NOT a legal question but a technical one. You need to identify the mechanism of transmission before any legal remedy is possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Communications Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: My parents (dad 78 & mom 73) were tricked into signing a document which they did not know was a contract with Claro TV+

The sales person told them that since they are on social security the services with Claro TV+ in Puerto Rico was free for them. They also signed a document which tied them into a 24 month contract which they were not aware of. Moreover, they went without the TV service for 15 days after signing the... Read more »

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon
answered on Mar 31, 2022

Unfortunately, this is a common practice: a salesperson saying whatever he/she can to close a sale. Leonine contracts such as this also makes it extremely difficult for a persona to wiggle out of, under normal circumstances. Also, these types of contracts unilaterally increase monthly payments each... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody, Communications Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: am i allowed to record my facetime conversations with my daughter? Mother is an attorney & doesnt consent

Im recording bc mother has accused me of being drunk and slurring words .. so i bought a breathalyzer .. record blowing bf and after i facetime with my daughter .... i have been recording our facetimes bc of accusations ... mother emailed me said she doesnt consent to the recordings citing private... Read more »

Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck
answered on Mar 31, 2022

No. See O.C.G.A. section 16-11-62. While Georgia is a one-party state, requiring the consent of only one party to a telephone conversation to record that conversation, Georgia requires the consent of all parties to record a video chat (i.e. FaceTime) in a "private place and out of public... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Ohio on
Q: How do I present evidence to the court that proves I'm innocent?

Telephone harassment

Patrick DiChiro
Patrick DiChiro
answered on Mar 27, 2022

This is not an easy question to answer. Presenting evidence to court is something that you learn in law school and through the practice of law. There are different types of evidence and different ways to present it. May I suggest, for a starting point, that you review the Ohio Rules of Evidence.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Michigan on
Q: We would like to possible pursue a case against a customer pursuant to Michigan’s eavesdropping statute

We are a small business in Colorado, who had a customer record our conversation without consent . We would like to possible pursue a case against this customer pursuant to Michigan’s eavesdropping statute prohibits recording in-person and telephone conversations without consent from all parties,... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Mar 5, 2022

If you're looking for criminal charges, contact the police. If you're looking for civil damages, they problem will be what damage you've sustained? Did they just record the conversation for their own purposes? Have they posted it on a blog or something and it's affected your business?

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law and Land Use & Zoning for Ohio on
Q: Do I have the right to remove an advertising sign placed on my property, also on the public right-of-way (Ohio)?

I live in Defiance county, in a township outside of the city limits. A business placed a sign near the road, but still on my property, advertising their services in an attempt to get customers. I don't want my property used for advertising, but do I personally have a right to remove and... Read more »

Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
answered on Mar 3, 2022

Contact the business and tell them to remove the sign. If they don't, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the situation and contact them on your behalf, or advise you of your options.

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