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Laws current as of July 8, 2024

What is the punishment for violating a stalking protection order?

Violating a stalking protection order is a Class A misdemeanor. It is a Class C felony if the stalker violates the stalking protection order and has previously been convicted for:

  • stalking; or
  • violating a stalking protection order.1

The possible punishment for a Class A misdemeanor is:

  • a $6,250 fine;
  • 1 year in jail; or
  • both.2

The possible punishment for a Class C felony is:

  • $125,000 fine;
  • 5 years in jail; or
  • both.3

1 O.R.S. § 163.750(1), (2)
2 O.R.S. §§ 161.615(a), 161.635(a)
3 O.R.S. §§ 161.605(3), 161.625(1)(d)