What is the legal definition of harassment in Wisconsin?
For the purposes of getting a harassment restraining order, the legal definition of "harassment" includes:
- striking, shoving, kicking or otherwise subjecting another person to physical contact;
- child abuse (as defined by law);
- sexual assault;
- attempting or threatening to commit any of the above acts; and
- repeated acts that harass or intimidate another person and which serve no legitimate (valid) purpose.*
* Wis. Stat. § 813.125(1)