Criminal Law: What Should You Do When an Intruder Breaks into Your House?
The thought of being confronted by an intruder in your home can be frightening. Most people are tempted to fight, while some even keep weapons in the house to defend themselves during such situations. However, fighting or causing injury to an intruder can have legal implications, including facing criminal charges. You do not have the right to automatically fight a stranger just because they are have trespassed into your property. Read on for some useful insights on what you should and should not do if a stranger breaks into your home.