is it legal for my neighbor to videotape my backyard?
My neighbor has set up a video camera pointed into my backyard, which is fenced in. This camera also points into a sliding glass door at the back of my house. What can I do to make him take it down?
Answered 6 years ago|
If the neighbor doesn't immediately remove the camera, consider filing a lawsuit against the neighbor for invasion of privacy. Invasion of privacy is a serious and unreasonable interference with one's right to be left alone. You have an expectation of privacy with regard to your property which the neighbor is violating with the video camera pointed into your yard and at the door of your house.
The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you go to AttorneyPages.com
and retain an attorney to represent you.