Legal Advice for Deadly Force — 9 results
Written by attorney Guichard St. Surin, about 1 year ago.
Florida Statute Section776.012: A person is justified in using force, except deadly force, against anotherwhen and to the extent that the person reasonably believes that such conduct is... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, almost 2 years ago.
A dispute between neighbors isnt a new thing; in fact its extremely common. 57-year-old David Cockerham was walking his dog past the house of his neighbor, John Gallik, when the path became... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, about 2 years ago.
A 57-year-old grandfather shot and killed a man who was attempting to rob a dollar store in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday, Aug 27. The man was shopping in the store around 9PM when two... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, over 1 year ago.
Oscar Cerna was charged with second-degree murder after shooting and killing 43-year-old Ephram Merrit-Esquivel, whom he caught stealing a go-kart from his yard.
Cerna was awakened by his... more
Written by attorney Robert Sunner, about 2 years ago.
There has been a lot of questions on Florida's "Stand Your Ground Law" due to the Zimmerman case. Hopefully this will provide some insight:
According to Florida Statute 776.012, a person... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, about 1 year ago.
When it comes to self-defense laws in Arizona, the statutes are clear, but the circumstances of self-defense cases are often complicated.
The following self-defense cases in Arizona show... more
Written by attorney Scott Camassar, over 1 year ago.
The purpose of this legal guide is to provide an overview of firearms laws in Connecticut and answer commonly asked questions. It is not an exhaustive examination of all the state or... more
Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.
If you were watching the local news this past weekend you no doubt
came across the story of an elderly woman assaulted in her own home
before her grandson could shoot the attacker.... more
Written by attorney Derek Smith, almost 3 years ago.
I answered a question recently about deadly force and its use in Washington State. These are some dos and don'ts for those interested in that topic.
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