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Kentucky Stalking Laws

More Information on Stalking Laws

Code Section 508.130 to .150
Stalking Defined asIntentional course of conduct directed at specific person(s) which seriously annoys, intimidates, or harasses and which serves no legitimate purpose.
Punishment/ClassificationStalking in 1st degree: intentional stalking with explicit or implicit threat of sexual contact, injury, or death and protective order for same victim; or criminal complaint; or convicted of felony or Class A misdemeanor; or within previous 5 years; or stalking with deadly weapon. Stalking in 1st degree is a Class D felony. Stalking in 2nd degree: stalking with explicit or implicit threat of sexual contact, injury, or death: Class A misdemeanor. 508.140
Penalty for Repeat Offense -
Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?-
Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?Yes.

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