Can someone be recorded during an argument and and the video be used against them in court? 15 Answers as of May 28, 2013Person did not know they were being recorded. Person threatened to destroy property if other person did not apologize. No property was damaged but there was a physical fight afterwards.
Edward D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law | Edward D. Dowling IV
I would need further information to answer better, but generally as long as one party to the conversation knows it is being recorded it is legal to record it. You should hire an attorney and disclose all the facts and circumstances.
Answer Applies to: New York
William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
The problem is that whoever made the recording without the knowledge or consent of the person being recorded or without a court order for a wiretap probably violated Maryland's wiretap law. He or she would be risking prosecution by revealing the illegal recording.
Answer Applies to: Maryland