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hi , I am working at Cleveland on visa. I am basically from

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hi , I am working at Cleveland on visa. I am basically from India. I am going through a divorce in Indian court. My husband makes abusive calls from India and my lawyer has asked me to record them. is it legal? do I have to take permission?

TexLawyer :

Good afternoon. I'll be assisting you with your question.

TexLawyer :

It is legal and you do not have to have his permission.

Customer:

Do I have to take permission here at Cleveland

TexLawyer :

Ohio is what's known as a "one party consent" state, meaning that only one party to a conversation is required to give consent to the call being recorded.

TexLawyer :

You can see the statute here:

TexLawyer :

This website provides a good explination of the statute and how it applies:

Customer:

great, can I ask my phone company to release my text messages and call records? should i go through a lawyer here at Cleveland?

TexLawyer :

You can ask them to send you copies of your phone records, but they generally do not keep and record the content of the text messages or content of the conversations. If you want that, you will have to record them at the time of the call.

Customer:

ok thank you so much

TexLawyer :

Glad to help.

TexLawyer :

Can I do anything else for you?

Customer:

That should do, How can I pay you? Is there a step to do that? Thanks

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Yes. In order to pay, you just have to "rate" the answer using the set of faces.

Customer:

Thanks once again

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