Stalking Charges

Stalking charges can be classified as either a federal or state crime. Generally, the definition of stalking requires an action that involves knowing or willful behavior and a credible threat to another person. Stalking can be a misdemeanor or felony, depending on what action the offender has taken against the victim. A charge of stalking can affect employment, housing, the disposition of other civil and criminal cases, and child custody arrangements. For more legal help with stalking charges, use the free tool below.

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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