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If you are a tenant in common(co owner of a home and

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If you are a tenant in common(co owner of a home and property) with your ex spouse in TN, and you occupy the house(live in the house and pay full mortgage payment), is it legal for the nonpaying co tenant to install hidden cameras in the home without notification or install surveillance cameras on the property for the purpose of recording activities inside of the home through the windows?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Infolawyer replied 4 months ago.

This cannot be done without both consent and knowledge of the other tenant. Otherwise it amounts to an illegal tort and violation of rights, which can be pursued by legal action. Practically, a lawyer letter can often succeed in having them removed.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 4 months ago.

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