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New Hampshire Stalking Laws

Code Section

Defined As
Any of the following: (A) Engaging in cause of conduct targeted at specific person and causing fear of personal safety (B) violating restraining order

Class A misdemeanor

Repeat Offense
If 2nd or subsequent within 7 years: Class B felony

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
May arrest without warrant if has probable cause to believe suspect’s acts violate statute within 6 hours. Restraining order issued upon filing of petition and proof by preponderance.

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
Organized group picketing

Inside New Hampshire Stalking Laws