Protecting The Right To Stand Your Ground
It’s later in the evening, and you are relaxing at home. Suddenly, you hear a noise in the back of the house. Your curiosity about who is making the sound quickly turns to fear when you realize that all of your family members are in the house. Someone is breaking into your home; what do you do?
The Florida stand your ground law allows you to defend your right to security in areas that you should expect safety such as:
- Your home
- Restaurants and stores
Standing Up For Your Rights
Ocala lawyer David Mengers does not back down when it comes to protecting a client’s rights to stand their ground when they feel that their safety and their very lives are on the line. An experienced litigation attorney, he has over 30 years of legal experience. His law firm, the Law Office of David Mengers aggressively defends stand your ground cases.
Force When Necessary
Standing your ground includes using force when threatened with injury or death. In the break-in scenario, even if you could have backed away from an encounter with the intruder, your family is with you, and you have the legal right to use the amount of force that you feel is necessary to protect yourself and your family.
As a Marion County Board Certified Criminal Defense attorney, David Mengers has proven both his litigation skill and knowledge in the criminal defense field. We will stand up for your rights under Florida law against serious assault charges.