North Dakota Call Recording Law

Below is a section of the North Dakota State Statutes that we believe apply to recording phone conversations. This information is not intended as a substitute for legal counsel.

From the North Dakota State Code

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-15-02: Anyone who is a party to a communication, or who has obtained prior consent from someone who is a party to the communication, may legally record or disclose the contents of any wire or oral communication as long as they do not have criminal or tortious intent. Recording or disclosing the contents of a communication without one party’s consent or with criminal or tortious intent is a felony carrying a maximum penalty of a $5,000 fine and imprisonment for five years. N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-32-01.

Important Notice

It is always best to talk with an attorney if you have questions about the legal implications of recording calls in your state. We hope this information will serve as a general guide, and is not intended to substitute for expert legal counsel.