She is not a co-owner of the vehicle. Is this legal? Court Orders have been published specifically prohibiting this sort of activity.
If you are asking if this is a crime, then this question should be posted in the criminal law section of AVVO. In terms of a family law case wherein you are going through a divorce, this type of thing occurs all the time. Client's are regularly advised to do everything as though someone were watching and listening to everything that you do. Also, you state that she is not a co-owner of the vehicle. If this was a car that was purchased during the marriage, then she is an owner just as much as you are no matter whose name is on the title (unless you have an exception such as a prenuptial agreement or the vehicle was purchased with separate, non martial funds).
This answer is for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for your particular case nor is it intended as legal advice. I have not reviewed your case nor have I met with you and the answer to this question does not in any manner whatsoever establish an attorney/client relationship.
Civil rights protect citizens against government intrusion. While your wife may be within her rights to install a tracker on a car seat without noticing you, whether or not she can use that information against you in court is another matter. Please discuss with your family law attorney, or post in the criminal law section for more responses on the legality of her having done so.
The above is provided for educational purposes only and is not legal advice nor makes you a client of the Mosca Law Firm, PA. Please consult with a lawyer in order to obtain confidential legal advice that is tailored to your specific situation and facts.
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