GA 3.10.13 [No Duty for Non-Aggressor to Retreat]

GA 3.10.13 [No Duty for Non-Aggressor to Retreat]

State: Georgia

GEORGIA CRIMINAL JURY INSTRUCTIONS (G.C.J.I. 2003)

GA  3.10.13 [No Duty for Non-Aggressor to Retreat]

One who is not the aggressor is not required to retreat before being justified in using such force as is necessary for personal defense or in using force that is likely to cause death or great bodily harm if one reasonably believes such force is necessary to prevent death or great bodily injury to oneself or a third person or to prevent the commission of a forcible felony.

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