Can someone audio record me without me knowing?

My girlfriend is facing a case where the evidence is supposedly has my girlfriend on audio recording talking about altering a tip at work.

Asked on May 20, 2016 under Personal Injury, Kansas

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The majority of states allow a conversation to be recorded so long as one of the parties to the conversation agrees to it; these are known as "1 party" states. A minority of states only allow a conversation to be recodred if everyone to the conversation agrees to it; these are know as "all party consent" states. KS follows 1 party consent. And note, all states allow a recording no matter how many parties agree if the recording is done in a public place, since there is no reasonable expectation of privacy.


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