Can Video Surveillance Be Used in a Divorce


When one spouse suspects the other of having an affair, the knee jerk reaction is to hire a private detective to get the "smoking gun.” It is permissible to hire a detective to “snoop around” even when the spouse having the affair has an obtained an order of protection against the other.

“The hiring of a professional licensed private investigator in a matrimonial action to gather evidence is for a proper and legitimate purpose.” Anonymous v Anonymous

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