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Stand Your Ground / Self-Defense Laws in Florida

Florida is a state with excellent, though lengthy, pro-self defense statutes on the books, including their equivalent of a “Stand Your Ground” provision. Florida places significant emphasis on correct discrimination of a threat against yourself or someone else before you can use force in return. But, their laws also take pains to codify that you …

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Wisconsin Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Wisconsin: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, Dwellings, Land Crime Class: Misdemeanor, Felony Fencing Required?: No. Signage Required?: Yes, for certain properties. Verbal Notice Required?: Yes, in absence of signage or to prevent entry with firearm. Wisconsin Trespassing Law Overview The bulk of Wisconsin’s state statutes is confusingly written for laymen, and have …

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Hawaii Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Hawaii: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, dwellings, land, vehicles. Crime Class: Misdemeanor/Felony Fencing Required?: Yes, for certain scheduled crimes. Signage Required?: Yes, for certain scheduled crimes. Verbal Notice Required?: No. Hawaii Trespassing Law Overview Hawaii is a state with intricate trespassing laws that run the gamut from simple violations for misdemeanors all …

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Louisiana Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Louisiana: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Structures, Dwellings, Land, Vehicles Crime Class: Misdemeanor Fencing Required?: No. Signage Required?: No. Verbal Notice Required?: No, but does count as notice barring entry if given by owner. Louisiana Trespassing Law Overview Louisiana’s laws covering trespassing are in practice pretty simple. Unfortunately, the statutes are written in …

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