Virginia Stalking Laws

Code Section
18.2-60.3

Defined As
Intent or knowledge that repeated acts cause reasonable fear

Punishment/Classification
Class 1 misdemeanor

Repeat Offense
Commission of 3rd offense within 5 yrs.: Class 6 felony

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
Restraining order issued upon conviction

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
None


Inside Virginia Stalking Laws