Military Criminal Defense Attorney
For over two decades, military attorney Guy Womack has been seen fighting for the rights of military personnel in court-martial proceedings all over the United States and even internationally. As a former military judge and infantry officer and retired lieutenant colonel of the Marines, he is more than capable of performing satisfactory duties in the court room. He is well known for his aggressive and successful criminal defense techniques, and has been featured on virtually all major news media outlets for several infamous cases.
Due to the fact that Mr. Womack is a retired lieutenant colonel of the Marines, he is exceptionally familiar with all aspects of military law and therefore is extremely capable of providing a strong defense. His firm handles cases involving all matters of the Uniform Code of Military Justice criminal charges. To provide you with more information about the types of cases he handles, below is a brief description of some of the areas in which the firm may be able to offer assistance. This list is not comprehensive, and you are advised to contact the firm to learn more if you have further questions regarding the services available to you.
When a member of the armed services commits a civilian crime, the outcome of their case can result in a dishonorable discharge. If you have been charged with any civilian crime including DWI, or a drug crime or a sex crime or any other offense, it's vital that you retain the services of an aggressive defender that specializes in military defense.
The Uniform Code of Military Justice is used for cases of court-martial. Therefore, it is extremely important that your defense attorney understand the complexity of military laws regarding this specialized area of practice.
Court- Martial Appeals
If you or someone you know is found guilty during a court-martial, then you have the right to appeal for a new trial and the possibility of an altered sentence.
The U.S. military has strict rules and regulations that govern fraternization. In general, officers and service members are not allowed to build personal relationships with officers and service members of different ranks; the military views such relationships as "fraternization" and will punish it as such.
Parole and Clemency
Proper presentation and professional representation to the Board will greatly benefit your eligibility for parole or clemency. A skilled military attorney can help make sure this happens.
Military personnel have the right to a hearing if they have been involuntarily terminated in an administrative discharge. Issues of homosexuality, misconduct and more can be disputed during the hearing.
Service members that are accused of a sex crime will be tried in military court. This is an even more intense proceeding and will require aggressive representation from a skilled professional.
Behaviors of misconduct can include but are not limited to instances of drug use, disciplinary infractions and a number of other actions. This type of behavior could lead to an involuntary discharge.
If you are charged with assault you stand to lose up to 2/3 of your pay for a total of three months. You could face confinement for a three month period as well. For these reasons, it is vital that you seek an aggressive military defender to protect your legal rights.
Fraud is a serious offense no matter where you are. A military accusation of fraud could lead to administrative discharge.
The military enforces a no-tolerance policy for drug offenses, and any type of drug crime could result in involuntary termination.
Military law is a highly particular area of practice, which requires an experienced and knowledgeable professional who is personally intimate with all aspects of the law. If you find yourself facing military criminal charges and are in need of defense, seeking out the best possible representation should be a top priority.
If you or a loved one has been accused of a crime in the military, do not hesitate to contact a military lawyer at your soonest convenience. Having strong legal representation by your side throughout the court-martial proceeding will make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Ensure that your future and your name are protected - enlist with an aggressive and successful military lawyer today at Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. The firm is located in Houston; however, the attorneys accept cases all throughout Texas and nationwide.