Defining “Stand Your Ground” laws

Most people in Troy may react skeptically when hearing one respond to accusations of violence by claiming they acted in self-defense. You might share their skepticism (until you yourself face a situation in which you feel compelled to act). Many of our past clients...

Self Defense

Self-defense is an affirmative defense that justifies otherwise punishable criminal conduct. This means self-defense can apply when you act intentionally but the circumstances justify the actions. Self-defense can justify the use of deadly force and nondeadly force.In...