8.7(b). Aggravated Stalking
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 08 Assault And Battery within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
8.7(b) AGGRAVATED STALKING 784.048(4), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of Aggravated Stalking, the State must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] knowingly, willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly followed or harassed [name of victim]. 2. The defendant did so in violation of (a) an injunction for protection against repeat violence. (b) an injunction for protection against domestic violence. (c) any [other] court imposed prohibition of conduct toward [name of victim] or [name of victim]s property. "Harass" means to engage in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that causes substantial emotional distress in such person and serves no legitimate purpose. "Credible threat" means a threat made with the intent to cause the person who is the target of the threat to reasonably fear for his or her safety. The threat must be against the life of, or a threat to cause bodily injury to, a person.