Have You Been Accused of Stalking? Call Orange County’s Best Defense Attorney

Stalking is taken extremely seriously in the state of California. In some cases, stalking can lead to even more serious crimes such as rape or murder. Stalking is defined as any individual who repeatedly follows and harasses another individual in a willful or malicious manner. It can also mean an individual instills fear for another person’s safety by making credible threats. Heavy penalties are attributed to a stalking conviction and thus need to be taken very seriously.

It is imperative that if you have been accused of stalking that you are professionally represented by Orange County’s best criminal defense attorney. Michael Marley of Marley Law can provide you with the support you need. Over 15 years of experience have led him to be the powerhouse attorney that he is today. Marley is known for the aggressive, zealous representation of his clients at every stage of the case. For a free consultation, simply fill out a form on our Contact Page or call us at (949) 726-6000.

What Are the Parameters That Classify Stalking?

It is important to know what exactly defines stalking if you are being accused or charged with it. Then you can be totally transparent with your defense attorney, so he knows exactly how to defend your case and protect your reputation. Stalking is but not limited to:

  • Following an individual in your car, on foot, or by public transportation
  • Repeatedly calling another individual and harassing them over the phone
  • Video recording or photographing them
  • Repeatedly leaving the individual unwanted gifts, letters, and other items
  • Stalking and harassing someone over social media or email

The Penalties for Stalking in Orange County

Misdemeanor stalking offense – If convicted of a misdemeanor, you may face up to one year in prison and/or a $1,000 fine.

Felony stalking offense – If you’re convicted of felony stalking, then you may face up to five years in prison and/or an additional $1,000 fine.

Proving every single element of a crime is a challenging task for any prosecutor and it is our job to make it even more difficult. We are determined to either prove your innocence or reduce your sentence.

You Can Trust Marley Law

Trusting Marley Law with your criminal stalking charge in Orange County is the best possible option for your case. With over fifteen years of experience, we’ve seen it all and know how to defend it all. Get in contact with us today to schedule a free consultation and begin your path to freedom. Call (949) 726-6000 to speak with one of our representatives, or you can visit our Contact Page to fill out a quick form. We’ll keep the law in check and get you the results you need. Don’t wait.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.

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