03Jun 2020

What Is Cyberbullying?

Many of us have kids in high school and those of us that do are too old 
to have experienced a phenomenon known as cyberbullying ourselves in 
high school. So, what exactly is cyberbullying? I suppose the good news 
is that it normally does not involve physical threats, so if your 
children are victims of cyberbullying there is little danger of them 
actually being physically harmed. However, the emotional toll of 
cyberbullying can drive many teens to thoughts of suicide or escape in 
the form of drug and/or alcohol use.

Cyberbullying is defined by as "...primarily verbal 
aggression (e.g., threatening or harassing electronic communications) 
and relational aggression (e.g., spreading rumors electronically)." The 
site goes on to state that it can also involve damage to property 
through electronic attacks on devices and/or stored information about an 

If your child has been the victim of cyberbullying, call us. We have the 
experience and knowledge to stop the perpetrator immediately and bring 
them to justice. If you live in Burlington, Essex, Colchester, Winooski, 
Williston, Shelburne or anywhere in the state of Vermont, and have been 
arrested or charged with DUI or any crime, call Handy Law for aggressive 
and experienced legal defense