Is it legal to record a conversation between myself and another and use it to prove she lied to the insurance company about the details of an accident where she was at fault, if tape proves she lied.

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Is it legal to record a conversation between myself and another and use it to prove she lied to the insurance company about the details of an accident where she was at fault, if tape proves she lied.

Would it be legal to record a
conversation between myself and
another and use it to prove she lied
about the details of an auto accident
and has her admitting guilt 100.

Asked on October 12, 2017 under Personal Injury, New Jersey

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

In NJ, the wiretapping law is "1-party consent". This makes it a crime to record an in-person or telephone conversation unless at least one party to the conversation consents to its being recorded.


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