The Neighbors Law Office has been successfully defending criminal cases in Overland Park, and other locations throughout Johnson County, Kansas, and Wyandotte County, Kansas, for over 30 years. An arrest for a criminal offense is a serious matter and it is vital to have a professional representation for the defense by a knowledgeable and proven attorney following an arrest, and during the entire legal process.
If you were arrested and charged with harassment, contact an Overland Park criminal defense attorney who can defend your case.
If convicted the penalties can be significant. A conviction can mean the potential loss of certain rights and freedoms , and can jeopardize child visitation or custody, employment, career advancement, and cause financial hardship. I represent clients with the goal of achieving the best possible outcome and understand that each case and client is unique.
In the state of Kansas, it is a violation to use the telephone to harass another. Calling a phone number repeatedly or using the phone with the intent to abuse, threaten, or harass anyone at the phone number can lead to criminal charges of harassment. Telephone communications made that are obscene, lascivious, filthy, indecent, or lewd are also illegal. If you let another person use your phone to make harassing phone calls, you can be charged with the crime. This type of harassment is a Class A Misdemeanor and the convicted offender can receive a potential maximum jail sentence of up to 1 year and fines up to $2,500.
Considering the penalties that can accompany a criminal conviction, it is important to have an experienced attorney to provide a zealous defense. Any type of harassment whether in person, by telephone or on the internet is illegal. Any person who is under investigation for suspected harassment activity or arrested and charged with harassment needs legal assistance.
I will work hard to defend your case, evaluate the facts and challenge evidence provided by the prosecution. Make an appointment today for a consultation with a proven defense attorney regarding your harassment case.