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RECORDING ON CELL PHONE VIDEO IS OK, SPLIT DECISION ON AUDIO-UPDATED BLOG

Maryland is a two party consent state for purposes of recording another person oral communications. That is, you are not permitted to record someone’s oral communications in Maryland without the other party’s consent.  However, there are important exceptions to the two party consent rule. The first and most clear exception is that you can video

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ONE-YEAR SEPARATION WAITING PERIOD LIKELY TO END FOR MOST DIVORCES STARTING OCTOBER 1, 2018.

In 2015 the Maryland Legislature added a new ground for divorce—“Mutual Consent.” Fam. Law. Art. Sect. 7-103(a)(8).  http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutesText.aspx?article=gfl&section=7-103&ext=html&session=2017RS&tab=subject5 Under that law, if a husband and wife (1) do not have minor children in common, (2) come to a written alimony and property settlement agreement (including retirement accounts), (3) do not seek to set the settlement

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