Stalking

Menacing by Stalking Cases in Cleveland

What is Stalking?

Stalking, or “menacing by stalking,” is defined by the state of Ohio as knowingly engaging in a pattern of conduct that would cause another person to believe the offender will cause physical harm or mental distress. Stalking may occur in person or through electronic means. Types of behavior that could be classified as stalking in Ohio include:

  • Following someone or repeatedly driving by his or her home
  • Making harassing phone calls
  • Sending intimidating letters, emails, or text messages
  • Burglarizing, vandalizing, or trespassing on a person’s property
  • Leaving threatening notes or objects
  • Verbally harassing someone

What to Do If You Have Been Accused of Stalking

A charge of stalking by menacing in Northeast Ohio is a very serious matter, which could lead to incarceration and expensive fines. The best course of action you can take is to engage a passionate legal defense attorney immediately to advise you of your rights.

Have you been charged with stalking in Cleveland, Ohio?

Marein & Bradley is Here for You

If you have been charged with stalking or menacing by stalking, chances are that your accuser is a former spouse or romantic partner. We understand that emotions run high in these cases, and treat our clients and their families with sensitivity. To talk with one of our experienced Cleveland litigators today, do not hesitate to contact us.