In the state of Texas, crimes that include harassment, telephone harassment and stalking are taken very seriously and can carry serious penalties upon conviction. These acts often include the following elements:
- A person has willfully, repeatedly and maliciously followed or harassed another person.
- A credible threat was made verbally, in writing or by electronic communication.
- Any threat or harassment was made with the intent to place that person in reasonable fear for his or her safety.
At Rosales Law Firm, our attorneys have more than 25 years of combined experience handling criminal defense cases in Texas, including those involving stalking and harassment. We understand the laws involved and what our clients are facing in the process.
Texas Stalking And Harassment Charges Lawyers
Behaviors that may fit the definition of stalking and/or harassment can include following someone, making numerous unwanted phone calls, sending unwanted emails or repeatedly sending unwanted gifts. Threats can be made orally, in writing, with a cellphone, over the Internet or maybe implied by a pattern of conduct.
Cyberstalking has become an emerging offense, which is the act of stalking using the Internet or any electronic means, including Facebook and other social media platforms.
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If you are being investigated for stalking or harassment, or you have already been charged, speak to a criminal defense attorney for more information. Schedule an at Rosales Law Firm by calling 915-219-5516.
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