I live in New York State.
In my state, is is illegal to tape record an IN-PERSON conversation between myself and my doctor, without his/her knowledge?
And, can that recording be used later in a court proceeding/lawsuit?
Also, is it illegal in NYS to tape record a phone conversation without the other person's knowledge?
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
It is lawful to record a telephone conversation if one is a party to the conversation or has received the consent of a party to the communication. See, People v. Lasher, 447 N.E.2d. 70, 71 (N.Y. 1983).
Check with the N.Y. Penal Law §250.00(1)
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