Los Angeles, CA asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for California

Q: some one walks up to you with there hands in a fist but there's been no confrontation and i punch him and we fight

Who is wrong and at fault even though the person who walked up to me had made no,threat and no confrontation and I punched him started fighting is there self defense involved

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Wais Azami

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: This is a hypothetical which can end up in many different directions. I don't want to discuss it here because cops and DA's surf this site quite often. You should instead call a local attorney for a consult.

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