North Carolina Stalking Laws

Code Section
ยง14-277.3

Defined As
Willfully on more than 1 occasion follows or harasses without legal purpose and with intent to place victim in reasonable fear of safety for him or her or his or her family or cause victim to suffer emotional distress by placing victim in fear of death or bodily harm.

Punishment/Classification
Class A1 misdemeanor. If court order in effect, Class H felony

Repeat Offense
Class F felony

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
None


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