Nashville Stalking Lawyer
Defending Clients Who Are Facing Stalking & Harassment Charges in Tennessee
Have you been accused of approaching or confronting someone in private or in public, calling him or her on the telephone, sending mail or electronic mail, placing unwanted objects, or sending deliveries to the person's home?
You may be at risk of facing criminal charges of stalking, or you may have already been charged. You may be found guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. More serious charges may lead to Class E felony charges of aggravated stalking or Class C felony charges of especially aggravated stalking. The protection of your rights in the face of stalking criminal charges starts with a call to an experienced Nashville stalking defense lawyer.
What is Considered Stalking in Tennessee?
Proving charges of stalking means proving that an offender has pursued a "willful course of conduct involving repeated or continuing harassment of another individual that would cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened, harassed, or molested…” and that actually caused the victim to feel this way.
You can also find more information by viewing our article: What is stalking?
Types Of Stalking
Stalking via social media websites is a relatively new form of crime. Leaving voicemails is also a form of stalking made possible by a particular type of telecommunication.
Other varieties of stalking have been perennial problems for victims, such as:
- Unwanted following
- Lurking around the workplace of the victim
- Hanging out in parking lots where the victim's car may be parked
- Leaving messages with friends, co-workers, neighbors, and others
Contact Our Stalking Attorney in Nashville Today
If you or a loved one is facing charges for stalking in the state of Tennessee, it is essential to seek legal counsel from an experienced attorney as soon as possible. At May & McKinney, PLLC, our attorneys have extensive experience with criminal defense cases, including those involving stalking charges. We provide personalized legal advice concerning your specific case and help ensure that your rights are protected during the entire process. Contact us today to discuss your case with our skilled Nashville stalking attorneys.
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