North Carolina Stalking Laws
|Stalking 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.|
|Penalty for Repeat Offense||Class F felony|
|Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?||-|
|Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?||-|
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