IL 24-25.25 Defense To Home Invasion

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Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL 24-25.25 Defense To Home Invasion

It is a defense to the charge of home invasion that the defendant who knowingly enters the dwelling place of another and remains in such dwelling place until he [(knows) (has reason to know)] one or more persons is present [(immediately leaves such premises) (surrenders to the person or persons lawfully present therein)] without [(attempting to cause) (causing)] serious bodily injury to any person present therein.