The Fort Myers and Sarasota Criminal Defense Lawyers from Viacava & Cantor are available twenty four hours a day to help you if you have been arrested for Stalking in Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda.
Stalking is an emotional charge that commonly stems from dissolution of a romantic relationship between two partners. Generally when someone is arrested for Stalking law enforcement has only heard one side of the story and another completely different version of events is in existence. A experienced Fort Myers and Sarasota Criminal Defense Attorney from Viacava & Cantor will bring their knowledge and dedication your Stalking defense. If you have been arrested for Stalking fight back by hiring a Defense Attorney from Viacava & Cantor.
Is stalking a felony crime in Florida?
Stalking is a first degree misdemeanor in the state of Florida. First degree misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of one year in jail. Stalking is statutorily defined as willfully, maliciously and repeatedly following, harassing or cyberstalking another person. Aggravated Stalking is a third degree felony. Third degree felonies are punishable by a maximum of five years in prison.
Is Cyberstalking Illegal?
Aggravated Cyberstalking is illegal and is statutorily defined as willfully, maliciously and repeatedly following, harassing or cyberstalking another person and making a credible threat with the intent to place that person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury or the death or bodily injury of that person’s child, sibling, spouse, parent or dependent.
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Stalking cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.