Can you get in trouble for prank call someone? can it be consider harassment?

my friend prank call a girl over a years ago and he was worry if he could get in trouble because this girl is in different state and they only met through myspace and when he prank call he doesnt say anything and just wait till she say hello and hang up... what is the sol on that and what could happen, it was over a years ago

Garden Grove, CA -

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Joseph Briscoe Dane

Joseph Briscoe Dane

Criminal Defense Attorney - Orange, CA
Answered

Prank calls are covered under 653m of the Penal Code and are misdemeanors. The statute if limitations is one year, so it's probably behind you now. Don't start back up though.

The above answer is for general information only and is based on the information you posted. Every case is fact... more
Michael Charles Doland

Michael Charles Doland

Business Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
Answered

After a year there is little to be concerned about.

The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advice" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more
Hillary Johns

Hillary Johns

Business Attorney - San Diego, CA
Answered

I agree with counsel that enough time has passed that you're probably in the clear although that could change if it were to recur.

Ms. Johns can be reached at (866) 402-4038. Ms. Johns is a lawyer although she is not your lawyer unless and... more

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