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    Month: January 2017

    Were You Acting in Self-Def...

    Under the law in the State of Florida, self-defense is an affirmative defense. Self-defense acknowledges that a violent act took place. However, the defense implies that under the circumstances, force was necessary and justified in order to combat another person's use of unlawful force. This defense can be used to avoid a conviction for assault, ho [...]

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    When Can I Claim Self-Defense?

    Everyone has the legal right to protect themselves from harm if they believe they are in danger. If you believe that someone is about to hurt you, you can use force to protect yourself, even if that force would be considered unlawful assault under other circumstances. However, in too many situations, people who exercise self-defense often end up in [...]

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