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Can you use call recording as an evidence in a Court (Video)?

Can you use call recording as an evidence in a Court (Video)?

Let us assume a scenario that you are a screenwriter. You have written a pitch bible for a producer. There is no written agreement. However, your producer has orally agreed to pay you INR 2,00,000/- for the project. Now, after you have done your job, the producer has denied the payment. What will you do? How will you prove that the producer has orally promised you INR 2,00,00/-?

“I have call recording” you have this response!

Well, but can you use call recording as evidence in court? If yes, how? What should be the conditions to use a call recording as evidence?

The above scenario is just one example. There can be any dispute (commercial, matrimonial, property-related, and so on) where you might want to put reliance on call recording. However, relying on call recording can be a tricky business. Hence, you should be aware of the legality behind it. If you are making a call recording intending to use it in the future as evidence, you need to keep few things in mind.

I have made a video on this crucial topic to capture the essential part of it. I have tried to keep it as simple as I could. Please click on the link below to watch the video. If you like the video, please subscribe to the channel and share it with your peers. If you have any queries, feel free to write in the comments. I shall be happy to answer!

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