IL 24-25.08 Use Of Force In Defense Of Property

IL 24-25.08 Use Of Force In Defense Of Property

State: Illinois

 

Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL 24-25.08 Use Of Force In Defense Of Property

A person is justified in the use of force when and to the extent that he reasonably believes that such conduct is necessary to  [(prevent) (terminate)] another’s  [(trespass on) (wrongful interference with)] [(real property other than a dwelling) (personal property)] lawfully [(in his possession) (in the possession of another who is a member of his  [(immediate family) (household)]) (in the possession of a person whose property he has a legal duty to protect)].

[However, he is justified in the use of force which is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm only if he reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent the commission of ____.]

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