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Bend Self-Defense Lawyers

You Protected Yourself – We’ll Protect Your Rights

Person arrested for practicing self-defenseYou have a right to protect yourself from someone trying to hurt you, and you also have the right to protect another person from harm. Even in clear cases of self-defense, however, the person using physical force to stop someone from hurting them may themselves face criminal charges involving violent crime.

When this happens, you need a lawyer who has the experience necessary to mitigate your blame when you’ve been accused of a crime for defending yourself in Deschutes County.

At Ward Grover, we know how important a successful outcome to your case is. Our self-defense attorneys in Bend have extensive experience handling these types of cases and can help protect your rights and your freedom. Schedule a meeting today with self-defense lawyer who can help – we offer the possibility of same-day appointments.

Contact us online or call Ward Grover at (541) 312-5150 for a free consultation.

Limitations in Self-Defense Cases

Oregon Self-Defense Laws

While people have a right to use physical force to protect themselves or others from harm, the state places certain restrictions on this right. These laws are complicated, and anyone who is not a lawyer cannot be faulted for misunderstanding these confusing nuances. When dealing with self-defense cases, it’s crucial to work with a criminal defense attorney who understands how these cases are tried in Oregon.

Limitations on the use of physical force in self-defense include:

  • When you provoke someone to hurt you so that you may cause them harm and claim self-defense
  • When you instigate a situation but make no attempt to remove yourself from it or avoid violence
  • When you are involved in a combat-by-agreement altercation

It’s important to note that there are very few circumstances in which the use of deadly force is permitted in self-defense. Conditions in which deadly force used in self-defense is deemed lawful in Oregon are extreme, and these cases are meticulously investigated.

At Ward Grover, we work hard for our clients to provide superior legal services across Deschutes County. When you need a fierce advocate fighting to protect your rights and your freedom, get in touch with us as soon as possible.

Working with the U.S. Concealed Carry Association

No one wants to be in a position where they have to use their firearm to defend themselves – but it can and does happen to many people every year.

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association offers membership to responsible gun owners and provides gun handling training and legal representation in the event you face criminal charges after defending yourself.

Schedule an appointment today with one of our Bend self-defense lawyers. Contact Ward Grover anytime at (541) 312-5150.

Client Success Stories

Read How We Have Helped Others
  • I was so thankful and proud to show up with him in court.

    “I can't speak highly enough of Erick Ward's ability, communication, patience, and professionalism. I had a tenant complaint made against me that we both knew was a frivolous case and never should have ...”

    - K.R.
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    “You helped me come back from something that I thought was a hopeless situation.”

    - D.T.
  • Would highly recommend him 100%

    “Erick was on top of my case and worked extremely hard to actually help me. I’ve used him a couple of times and would highly recommend him 100%.”

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  • You’re a solid attorney and an even better person

    “Oh, Erick! If I could give you a hug and a high five right now I would! This is such great news! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your hard work, compassion, and dedication to fighting for me has me ...”

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  • I cannot thank you enough for the help you've given me!

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What Sets Us Apart?

Committed, Zealous & Compassionate Representation
  • Known in the Community as a Trusted Law Firm

  • We Provide Personal Attention to Every Client

  • We Handle Cases at Both State and Federal Levels

  • Our Team Consists of Criminal Defense Specialists

  • Our Firm Is Exclusively Focused on Criminal Defense

  • We Have over 80 Years of Combined Experience

Recent Case Results

Let Us Work Towards a Favorable Outcome
  • Assault and Harassment Case Dismissed
  • Assault II x2 (Measure 11); Assault III, Reckless Endangerment x3. Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Assault IV Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Att. Rape I, Sex Abuse I (Measure 11), Sex Abuse III, Assault IV x 2 Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and Reckless Driving Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Menacing Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Reckless Endangerment Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Private Indecency, Criminal Mistreatment I x2 (felony) Not Guilty Verdict
  • Reckless Driving Not Guilty Jury Verdict
  • Sex Abuse III x4 Not Guilty Jury Verdict
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