Is it illegal to take photohraphs of minors without their parents consent?

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Is it illegal to take photohraphs of minors without their parents consent?

My landlords wife took pictures of my minor daughter who was sitting in my car. They claimed she was out past curfew but this was 6 am?

Asked on August 5, 2012 under Personal Injury, Wisconsin

Answers:

Leigh Anne Timiney / Timiney Law Firm

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Generally, it is not illegal to take photographs of someone when they are in a public place and as such have no reasonable expectation of privacy.  Sitting in a car on a public street in an open and public place.  Your daughter would have no reasonable expectation of privacy here so your landlord and his wife would be within their legal right to take her picture.  


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