MT 45-3-110. No duty to summon help or flee.

State: Montana

 

Montana Code Annotated (M.C.A.)

TITLE 45. CRIMES 

CHAPTER 3. JUSTIFIABLE USE OF FORCE

Part 1. When Force Justified

45-3-110. No duty to summon help or flee. 

Except as provided in 45-3-105, a person who is lawfully in a place or location and who is threatened with bodily injury or loss of life has no duty to retreat from a threat or summon law enforcement assistance prior to using force. The provisions of this section apply to a person offering evidence of justifiable use of force under 45-3-102, 45-3-103, or 45-3-104.