About Arizona’s Castle Doctrine (Stand Your Ground Laws)

James Palestini on Fox 10 - Jan 2024

In case you missed my FOX 10 interview this morning, there have been quite a few recent thwarted home invasions in the valley. Informally known or referred to as “stand your ground” incidents, the use of deadly force to repel someone who is trying to enter your home or business is actually quite legal. Let’s…

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The Alabama Slamma

The Alabama Slamma

By now you’ve likely seen footage of what’s being called the Alabama Tea Party, the Riverboat Rumble, and the ‘Bama Brawl – the now infamous footage of a multi-man melee that broke out last weekend when an argument over a boat docking post turned into a no-holds-barred free-for-all, complete with a folding-chair headshot that made…

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Self Defense Law in Arizona

Not that it’s a hot topic or anything, but self-defense is one of those legal areas where there’s a lot of misinformation or urban legends running around. Maybe you’ve heard all you have to do is yell “this is self-defense!” before belting a would-be assailant, or maybe someone told you that, as long as the…

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