IA 704.3 Defense of self or another.

State: Iowa


Iowa Code (I.C.)

Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure

Subtitle 1. Crime Control and Criminal Acts

Chapter 704. Force–Reasonable or Deadly–Defenses

704.3  Defense of self or another.

A person is justified in the use of reasonable force when the person reasonably believes that such force is necessary to defend oneself or another from any imminent use of unlawful force.