Under NRS 200.575(1), a person commits the crime of stalking if:
Without lawful authority, the person:
(1) Willfully or maliciously engages in a course of conduct that would cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, harassed, or fearful for the immediate safety of a family or a household member, and
(2) Actually causes the victim to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, or fearful for the immediate safety of a family member or household member.
A “family or household member” means a spouse, a former spouse, a parent or other person who is related by blood or marriage, or is or was actually residing with the person.
Under NRS 200.571, a person commits the crime of harassment if:
(a) Without lawful authority, the person knowingly threatens:
(1) To cause bodily injury in the future to the person threatened or to any other person; or
(2) To cause physical damage to the property of another person; or
(3) To subject the person threatened or any other person to physical confinement or restraint; or
(4) To do any act which is intended to substantially harm the person threatened or any other person with respect to his physical or mental health or safety; and
(b) The person by words or conduct places the person receiving the threat in reasonable fear that the threat will be carried out.
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