Jacksonville Stalking Crimes Lawyer
Have you been arrested for stalking someone is Jacksonville, Florida? Is someone accusing you of stalking her or him in Clay County or St. Johns County, Florida? Has an injunction or restraining order been filed against you in Duval County, Florida?
According to Florida Statute 784.048, Jacksonville Stalking occurs when a Florida criminal defendant maliciously follows, harasses, or cyberstalks another repeatedly. Jacksonville Stalking is a first degree misdemeanor. Florida stalking is also grounds for a petition for a Jacksonville restraining order or injunction for protection against violence.
Jacksonville Aggravated Stalking can occurs in the following situtations:
- While stalking another, the defendant goes a step further and makes a credible threat with the intent to place another in reasonable fear of bodily injury or death to himself or a close family member.
- An injunction for protection against violence or a court order prohibiting violent conduct has been issued against the defendant, and the defendant continues to stalk the subject.
- A defendant stalks a minor (under 16-years-old).
Jacksonville Aggravated Stalking is a third degree felony. If you are charged with Stalking in Jacksonville or the surrounding Florida areas, contact a Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer at 20 Miles Law. You can contact a Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney at (904) 564-2525 or by email.