In fact, your actions can make a significant difference in the outcome of a violent encounter. Making the decision to get appropriate training with your defensive handgun, carrying your handgun with you and having a willingness to use your handgun all increase the likelihood of your survival in a situation where you face violence and a potentially lethal threat. These decisions are made long before you face the threat, but impact it’s outcome just the same. Of course decisions you make in the midst of a self-defense scenario make a difference. That is easy to understand. What you do afterwards makes a difference in the outcome as well. Things like being able to medically care for yourself while you are waiting for professional medical help.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that it is the same with the legal aspects of self-defense. There are actions you can take long before, during and after you are involved in violence that can make a difference in your legal standing.
That is the specific topic in our discussion today; The actions that you can take before, during and after a violent encounter that can help you to avoid undeserved criminal and civil legal action.