The Governor of Arizona recently signed HB 2419 into law amending Arizona’s stalking law A.R.S. section 13-2923.
The new law makes it easier for individuals to be arrested and charged with stalking.
Under the amendment, persons are exposed to significant penalties for a wider range of conduct.
This article includes discussion on the following topics:
- Arizona stalking laws: myths v. facts;
- Traditional stalking law before the HB 2419;
- Provisions under HB 2419;
- Penalties for stalking; and
- The burden of proof and criminal defense