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Does anyone know what the laws are on harrassment?

I have asked the text messages and phone calls be brought down to a certain amount and its not being done. What can I do? I also live in TN.

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justme581

Asked by justme581 at 8:14 PM on Jul. 30, 2010 in Relationships

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  • block the number
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 8:15 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • In TN- A person commits harassment who intentionally:

    • Threatens, by telephone, in writing, or by electronic communication, including electronic mail or internet services, to take action known to be unlawful against any person, and by this action knowingly annoys or alarms the recipient;
    • Places one or more telephone calls anonymously, or at an hour or hours known to be inconvenient to the victim, or in an offensively repetitious manner, or without a legitimate purpose of communication, and by this action knowingly annoys or alarms the recipient; or
    Cont...
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:21 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • • Communicates by telephone to another that a relative or other person has been injured, killed or is ill when the communication is known to be false. Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17-308 (2007).
    • A violation here is a Class A misdemeanor.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:21 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

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