Unless you are an active participant in a telephone conversation, recording such a conversation is a violation of wiretapping laws, e.g., the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. NCDivorce.com (The Rosen Law Firm website) offers more information on this issue in an easy-to-read FAQ format, which you can access by clicking on the following link: http://www.rosen.com/faq/siteserve/faq.asp?cat=14&Submit.x=12&Submit.y=10
Lara Stanford Davis
The Rosen Law Firm
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Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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