Jacksonville Self-Defense and Aggravated Assault Case Resolved

On March 16, 2012, a Duval County Florida jury found Marissa Alexander guilty of three counts of aggravated assault in Jacksonville.  On May 11, 2012, Alexander was convicted of the assault charges and sentenced to serve 20-year concurrent sentences on … Continue reading

Duval County State Attorney Finds Self-Defense in Jacksonville Beach

After the George Zimmerman’s acquittal, Florida’s self-defense laws have been discussed and scrutinized in the media.  We have seen other cases across the nation where shooters have claimed self-defense, such as the Michael Brown shooting in Missouri.  Just last month, … Continue reading

Self Defense for Jacksonville Misdemeanor Battery Case

Last month, 26-year-old Christopher Hoffman was tried in Duval County for the murder of 19-year-old Ryan Ford.  At the trial, the prosecution argued that Hoffman was “responsible for the beating death of Ryan Ford at a bonfire party on private … Continue reading