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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Communications Law for Washington on
Q: MY SON WENT TO CSO AND ASK FOR A COPY OF BIRTH CERT AND HE RECIVED A PAPER WITH ALL INFO OF HIS BIRTH

AND IT ALSO HAD HIS FATHERS SSI NUMBER AND MINE NEXT TO OUR NAME IS THAT CRAZY AND JUST GAVE IT TO HIM NO BLACK OUT NOTHING CAN I SUE THEM FOR THIS.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 20, 2020

It doesn't appear to be a matter that an attorney would be willing to handle on a contingency basis, whether based on invasion of privacy, or similar tort theories. You could consult with a Washington attorney who deals with privacy-based torts to ask their opinion. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Education Law for Washington on
Q: Can you record conversation that you are a party too?

if I call my daughters school can I record conversation of their office employee who lies about prior conversations and has caused problems but her supervisor didn't believe you before so you will be able to prove it? (Can't say it is being recorded because then she won't speek... Read more »

Ryan Ford
Ryan Ford answered on Jul 11, 2017

No. Pursuant to RCW 9.73.030, you may not record your conversation with the office employee without her consent. RCW 9.73.030 does, however, offer a caveat:

"Where consent by all parties is needed pursuant to this chapter, consent shall be considered obtained whenever one party has...
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