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HARASSMENT

Harassment can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver criminal lawyer. Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does strike, shove, kick, or otherwise subject the other to physical contact. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does in a public place direct obscene language or make an obscene gesture to or at another. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does follow another in or about a public place. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does initiate communication with a person by telephone or electronic device in a manner intended to harass or threaten, or if the individual makes an obscene comment, request, suggestion, or proposal by telephone or electronic device. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does make a telephone call or causes a telephone to ring repeatedly, regardless of whether a conversation ensues, with no purpose of legitimate conversation. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does make repeated communications at inconvenient hours that invade the privacy of another and interfere in the use and enjoyment of another’s home or private residence or other private property. A person can also be charged with harassment if the individual, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another, does repeatedly insult, taunt, challenge, or offensively communicates to another in a manner likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response. Depending upon the circumstances of the case, harassment can be a class 3 misdemeanor or a class 1 misdemeanor. If you or someone you know is being charged with harassment, it is important that you talk to a Denver defense attorney immediately. Contact a trial tested, result oriented Denver defense lawyer at Decker and Jones today to discuss the case.