|Item of interest to:
Justice of the Peace
|Administrative Office of the Courts
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS; HARASSMENT; ORDER; PROTECTION
The evidence the court is required to review when
considering whether injunction against harassment or an order of
protection should issue is expanded to include electronic contact or
communication. Clarifies that a person commits harassment if the
person contacts another person, anonymously or otherwise, with
intent to harass.
Statutes Impacted: A.R.S. § 12-1809, 13-2921,
Court Impact: Clarifies courts are to consider electronic
communications when presented as evidence for the issuance of an
Order of Protection or Injunction Against Harassment.
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