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633. Abuse by threat

Any person who threatens his/her spouse, former spouse, or the person with whom he/she cohabits or has cohabited, or with whom he/she has or has had a consensual relationship, or with whom he/she has procreated a son or daughter, to cause specific harm to that person, to the property held in esteem by him/her, except that which is privately owned by the offender, or to another person, shall incur a felony in the fourth degree in its superior half.
The court may impose the penalty of restitution besides the established penalty of imprisonment.

-- Aug. 15, 1989, No. 54, p. 199, § 3.3; Sept. 23, 2004, No. 480, § 4; Dec. 28, 2005, No. 165, § 5.Any person who threatens his/her spouse, former spouse, or the person with whom he/she cohabits or has cohabited, or with whom he/she has or has had a consensual relationship, or with whom he/she has procreated a son or daughter, to cause specific harm to that person, to the property held in esteem by him/her, except that which is privately owned by the offender, or to another person, shall incur a felony in the fourth degree in its superior half.

The court may impose the penalty of restitution besides the established penalty of imprisonment.