Can I spy my husbands cell phone? And is it legal?

UPDATED: Jun 9, 2009

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Can I spy my husbands cell phone? And is it legal?

My husbands in the army. And hes cheating on me with one of his own solider. I want to have good evidence that hes cheating on me.But same at time I dont want to do it because I dont know if its legal.

Asked on June 9, 2009 under Family Law, Tennessee


Denise Ferguson / Denise Ferguson Attorney At Law

Answered 13 years ago | Contributor

How do you mean spy on his cell phone? You cannot record his calls or otherwise wiretap his cell phone -- that would be a crime.

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