Negotiating Plea Deals

  • How To Present A Self-Defense Argument

    27 July 2020

    Self-defense is a common argument in assault, battery, and weapons cases. It's important to go about presenting a self-defense argument in a thoughtful manner. Let's look at four steps in presenting this kind of criminal case. Assess What Happened For folks presenting self-defense arguments, the events must line up with a legally acceptable version of self-defense. Did you antagonize the other party verbally or physically? Did they present an imminent threat to you or a nearby person?