Can my husband share private voicemails with a parent evaluator? Isn't it against the law to record someone and save to use in a parent evaluation?
I will preview this answer with the disclaimer that I am not licensed in Washington State.
To the extent that there are laws prohibiting recording of telephone communications without consent, when one makes the affirmative decision to leave a recorded telephone message, by "voice mail", "answering machine" or any other voice recording mechanism, they impliedly consent to the recording of that message.
In most jurisdictions, "admissions" and "statements by a party" are admissible.
So, the answers to your questions in order are yes, yes and no, not in this context.
However, I highly advise that you retain counsel. Based on what is at stake here you can not afford not to retain experienced counsel in your jurisdiction to help you through this.
I agree with Mr. Myers and when a message is left on a machine , the control of the message is now with the owner of the machine. There are other considerations, but that is the beginning.
Only If and until you and I sign an Agreement for Legal Services, I am not your attorney. These answers are provided for informational and/or novelty purposes
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