Q: So if self defense is for everyone, when women hit men can men hit back for self defense or is that wrong?
If it's wrong to hit a women does that mean men just stay and get punched for about 20 minutes or until the women says im done? BUT if we hit back that doesn't count as a charge against women (like hitting women in law) I just wanted to get my questioned answered so if something happens (the world is big) I won't get charged in court for something isn't right in the first place (oh and yeah the man didn't do anything in that situation too she just got angry over a subject and started hitting for no reason) that's just what is needed (I'm not a lawyer so yeah)
We don't answer hypothetical questions but you are entitled to reasonable self defense.
That means if the woman is smaller/weaker you may cover up but punching her is likely to get a citation (though she may and should get one).
Perhaps the best answer is to avoid people likely to assault you.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.