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Cyberstalking lawyer in charlotte, north carolina
If you have been charged with Cyberstalking, you need the counsel of a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer who is dedicated to achieving the best result possible. A knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction of Cyberstalking. David Q. Burgess, who is available for a free consultation at (704) 377-9800 in Charlotte, is a dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced criminal defense lawyer who knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction of Cyberstalking.
In order to prove Cyberstalking, the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant did one of the following Used in electronic mail or electronic communication any words or language threatening to inflict bodily harm to any person or to that person’s child, sibling, spouse, or dependent, or physical injury to the property of any person, or for the purpose of extorting money or other things of value from any person; Electronically mailed or electronically communicated to another repeatedly, whether or not conversation ensues, for the purpose of abusing, annoying, threatening, terrifying, harassing, or embarrassing any person; Electronically mailed or electronically communicated to another and knowingly made a false statement concerning death, injury, illness, disfigurement, indecent conduct, or criminal conduct of the person electronically mailed or of any member of the persons family or household with the intent to abuse, annoy, threaten, terrify, harass, or embarrass; or Knowingly permitted an electronic communication device under the person’s control to be used for the purpose of doing any of the foregoing.
Electronic communication is defined as any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature, transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, computer, electromagnetic, photoelectric, or photo-optical system.
Electronic mail is defined as he transmission of information or communication by the use of the Internet, a computer, a facsimile machine, a pager, a cellular telephone, a video recorder, or other electronic means sent to a person identified by a unique address or address number and received by that person.
Cyberstalking is a Class 2 misdemeanor punishable by up to 60 days in jail.
If you’ve been charged with Cyberstalking in Charlotte, call David Q. Burgess for a free consultation at (704) 377-9800.