Discuss your legal defenses with a criminal defense attorney in Nashville, TN

Stalking and harassment are broad legal terms that are easily misused and misinterpreted. If you've been falsely accused of these crimes, it can feel like no one is on your side. Turn to Ryan C. Davis Law, PLLC if you want a zealous advocate in your corner.

Our knowledgeable criminal attorneys will get to work collecting evidence to challenge the accusations against you. Call top-rated criminal law attorney Ryan C. Davis today to learn how we can defend your rights and reputation.



Understand stalking laws in Tennessee

There are multiple different types of stalking charges you may be facing, depending on the details and severity of the crime. Stalking charges and sentences may include:

1. Stalking

Stalking is defined as conduct involving repeated or continuing harassment that causes someone to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened, harassed, or molested. It is a Class A misdemeanor.

2. Aggravated Stalking

Stalking becomes Aggravated Stalking if the display of a deadly weapon is involved, or if the victim was under 18 years of age, or if the defendant has a prior conviction for stalking. Aggravated Stalking is a Class E felony.

3. Especially Aggravated Stalking

Especially Aggravated Stalking is charged when a defendant meets all of the criteria for aggravated stalking and has been convicted of this crime in the past, or when aggravated stalking occurs that results in serious bodily injury. Especially Aggravated Stalking is a Class C felony.

You may also face aggravated stalking charges if you're already a registered sex offender. Stalking charges are serious allegations with serious consequences. Reach out to Ryan C. Davis Law, PLLC today to schedule a consultation.

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