Defending Yourself from Stalking Charges in Pennsylvania
Being accused of stalking in Pennsylvania is very serious. A Pennsylvania stalking charge is considered a felony or misdemeanor and a conviction will disrupt your life now and in the future. The level of charge is contingent upon the exact circumstances surrounding your case, was it your fist offense, etc. If you have been charged with stalking in Pennsylvania it is a wise move to consult with a Media Pennsylvania Stalking Defense Lawyer.
Contact a Stalking Charge Defense Attorney
Do not let a stalking charge change your life now and in the future. Call West Chester Pennsylvania Stalking Defense Lawyer Jane Donze if you are facing stalking charges in Delaware County, Pennsylvania or Chester County, Pennsylvania. She will plan a solid and strategic defense and be with you every step of the way. Ms. Donze has offices in Media, Pennsylvania and Kennett Square, Pennsylvania to serve you. Ms. Donze can be reached at 610-444-8018. You can also email Kennett Square Pennsylvania Stalking Defense Attorney Jane Donze here.
Stalking Laws in Pennsylvania
According to Pennsylvania law a person is guilty of stalking when they knowingly engage in a course of conduct directed at a specific person and that would cause a reasonable person to:
- Fear physical harm or injury
- Suffer significant mental anguish
The penalties for stalking include jail time, possibly even for first offenders.
Aggravating Factors Associated with Stalking Charges in Pennsylvania
Several factors or circumstances in Pennsylvania may make your pending stalking charges more severe. Examples are:
- If you are an adult and the victim is a minor
- If you violated an existing restraining order or no contact order
- If the victim is elderly
- You threatened the victim with serious injury or death
- You caused physical harm to the victim
- You were in possession of a deadly weapon at time of incident
When you seek a strong, compassionate and effective legal advocate, you need Donze & Donze.