Believe it or not, telephone harassment is a serious misdemeanor criminal offense across the state of Kansas. It can also prompt requests for protective orders against you (which is a separate civil case). There are a number of ways you can commit this crime, depending on what Kanas city you are in. Here is what telephone harassment is, in Kansas:
Kansas takes this charge seriously and classifies it as a "Class A" (the worst) misdemeanor offense. You could be forced to spend 1 year in jail, per charge, if convicted of this crime.
Yes. This charge can stick even without official phone records.
Yes. This charge can stick even if the person was not afraid of you or did not find you threatening.
Yes. This charge can stick even if the person did not answer, read or respond to your contact.
Yes. You can be charged with criminal threat, telephone harassment and face a restraining order request based on the same incident.
While this charge typically stems from a domestic dispute (ex. husband and wife unwanted contact), it can involve friends, employer and employee, business and customer, your ex's new boyfriend or girlfriend (or new spouse), etc.. If you are contacted by Kansas law enforcement remember these things:
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