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Is It Legal to Shoot an Intruder?

Posted on May 13, 2019 in Attorney Insights

In your Phoenix home, you expect a certain level of safety, security, and comfort. However, if you face an intruder breaking into your home in the middle of the night, what can you do to defend yourself? Can you legally shoot an intruder in self-defense in the state of Arizona, or will you receive a criminal charge for assault or murder? You have legal protections for self-defense, but you will... Read more