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Understanding the Legal Implications of Susan Lorincz's Involvement in AJ O's Death

Understanding the Legal Implications of Susan Lorincz's Involvement in AJ O's Death

Family of Ajike "AJ" Owens are relieved that an arrest has been made in her death, yet wish the suspect would have been charged with murder. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump who represented Trayvon Martin's family in 2012 is representing this family, giving more exposure to Florida's stand your ground law than ever. Self-Defense Ajike "AJ" Owens' death at the hands of her white Florida neighbor has once again drawn attention to Florida's contentious "stand your ground law". However, according to Marion County sheriff Jerry Scott it does not qualify as self-defense in this instance. Susan Lorincz, 58, stands accused of manslaughter with a firearm for the death of 35-year-old mother of four Krista Owens and faces up to 30 years behind bars if found guilty. However, according to her lawyers she acted in self-defense when shooting Owens through her doorway. Police believe the shooting took place after a protracted dispute between Owens' family and Lorincz, where Lorincz had become increasingly angry with Owens' children playing near her house, calling them names and threatening with weapons if they continued playing there. After learning of these incidents from Owens' children, their mother went into confrontation mode against Lorincz. According to the sheriff's office, the confrontation erupted into a fight when Lorincz threw a roller skate at the children. Owens' son and 12-year-old brother went directly to her door in an effort to find resolution - they tried ringing the bell and knocking but received no reply; police believe she opened fire through her front door instead. Lorincz stated during her police interview that her actions were justified under Florida law; she stated that Owens attempted to break through her door before firing; furthermore, eyewitness accounts established that Lorincz's actions could not have been justifiable under this circumstance. The sheriff disagreed; eyewitness statements demonstrated otherwise. To successfully use self-defense or defense of others as an argument in their favor, a defendant must demonstrate they were attacked and felt threatened, with reasonable fear they were the only alternative to use physical force against another individual or persons. Furthermore, it's important to remember that self-defense claims may only be brought if one is the first one who uses force against an attacker. Sheriff DeWitt and his team have asked for patience as they investigate this case, while several dozen protesters, most of them black, gathered outside the county courthouse on Tuesday demanding Lorincz be arrested and Owens' mother has spoken about how her two young sons are struggling with feelings of guilt over what has occurred. Prosecution Susan Lorincz, 58, was arrested Tuesday on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, culpable negligence, battery and two counts of assault for shooting her Black neighbor Ajike "AJ" Owens through her front door after he tried to break in a suburban neighborhood on the outskirts of Ocala known for its thoroughbred horse farms. Ben Crump who represents Owens' family demanded an arrest while raising questions regarding race relations and Florida's controversial self-defense law - among them questions over race relations and self-defense laws within states like Florida that make laws mandatory or prohibitively subjective by nature of its application law provisions. Investigators have not confirmed whether any racial slurs were made during the argument or whether race played any part in this shooting, however during the fight Lorincz threw roller skates at Owens' children, striking one, according to police reports. Gregory Lorincz specializes in civil litigation matters related to business and commercial law, employment law, intellectual property law and landlord tenant law. He is admitted to practice before all Massachusetts state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts as well as being certified as a collaborative lawyer by MCLC. Gregory also maintains memberships at Attleboro Area Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Appeals AJ Holt's legal practice centers around personal injury litigation for car accidents, catastrophic injuries and premises liability cases. With extensive trial experience representing clients in Supreme, Appellate and Superior Courts for various cases. He also offers domestic and international family law advice regarding equitable distribution, spousal support disputes, custody and visitation rights issues; prenuptial agreements; paternity proceedings as well as support enforcement actions for his clients. He has extensive experience defending companies against civil rights claims as well as counseling healthcare companies on matters pertaining to fraud and abuse involving allegations under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and Medicare/ Medicaid reimbursement rules. A. J.'s claim of entitlement to rescission of the settlement agreement rests upon their belief that Ver Halen knew about any alleged misconduct which, if proven, would justify his termination but chose to disregard such evidence to secure his resignation without litigation during times when financial pressures on the corporation were growing severe. AJ is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and is known for being an effective litigator. Prior to joining our firm, he gained invaluable experience working at a private defense firm specializing in litigation defense for companies facing lawsuits filed against them. AJ enjoys advocating on behalf of individuals and defending their rights. He earned both his Bachelor's of Arts from SUNY at Albany and Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Christopher has an outstanding commitment to his community and actively volunteers and participates in many volunteer and charitable activities, such as serving on the Board of Directors for The Miracle League of Horry County. Additionally, he volunteers as a guardian ad litem and helps prepare immigration asylum applications for immigrants as well as draft amici briefing in support of voting rights.

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