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Q: If a 15 year old fights someone younger, will they get in trouble?

Say a 12 year old is instigating a fight with someone 15 years old or more, and they fight. Would the older kid catch a charge?

William Hurst answered on Sep 1, 2017

This isn't really a personal injury question, but they may be charged. If the fight was instigated by the younger child, however, the older child has the right to self defense.

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