I don't know what Kentucky calls it, but where I came from, "harassment with physical contact" is called an "ASSAULT."
They can be considered harassment if the person calling does not know the person. If you have told the person already to stop calling, yes that is harassment. If there is a restraining order on the caller, then it is against the law.
NO , if there is no contact with the right party or no message left
Just call your phone co and have them put a block on the calls
The charges could be worded as telephone harassment or telephone mis-use or repeated/obscene phone calls...or harass a course of conduct. In some states if the harassing calls included threats of violence or property damage the charge could be terroristic threats.. The penalty for harassment by telephone vary from state to state such as $500 fine and/or up to 1 year in jail.
Pure harassment from mentally disturbed psychpath. Has been reported to law enforcement.
Yes these can be taken as criminal harassment and do depend on the number of calls made and the duration between the calls, there have been several cases in law where the callers have been found guilty of communications harassment causing distress or even having a psychological affect on their victims.
The answer will depend on your specific state laws and the specific action, but generally repeated calls can be charged as harassment.
By the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, debt collectors may call once per day and either speak to the debtor or leave a simple message. If the debtor requests or gives permission for the collector to call additional times, then more calls are permitted. Anything more is harassment.
Will effect your credit report and probably go into collections. Prepare for phone calls now.
ignore him dont answer his calls dont respond when he talks to you etc.
Excepted proof could be in the form of SMSs, taped phone calls or conversations or written requests for such liaisons.