OJI-CR 417.27 Affirmative defense R.C. 2901.05(C)
1. CLAIM. The defendant is asserting an affirmative defense known as (describe affirmative defense.)
2. BURDEN. The burden of going forward with the evidence of (describe defense) and the burden of proving an affirmative defense are upon the defendant. He/she must establish such a defense by a preponderance of the evidence.
3. PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE. OJI-CR 417.29.