Case Conclusion Date:July 19, 2010
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:Not Guilty at Trial
Description:The Defendant was charged with Battery after he punched a person who was charging him during a confrontation about parking. The alleged victim and witness stated that the Defendant exchanged heated words with him and then punched him in the face 10-15 times. A self defense motion was denied under the stand your ground law. The Defendant went to trial and was found not guilty as their was a reasonable hypothesis of innocence as to self defense since he only defended himself against the unlawful contact by the victim.