Camp Pendleton Criminal Lawyer
Legal Help You Can Trust
If you are stationed at Camp Pendleton and charged with a criminal offense, your best weapon is a military criminal defense attorney. With early intervention by a talented, knowledgeable lawyer, you may be able to decrease the chances of being charged with a crime. Whatever your rank, a conviction can destroy your career. At Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C., we will fight hard on your behalf to challenge the accusations made against you and protect your rights and freedoms.
Get started on your case by calling us at (713) 364-9913.
Your Rights under the UCMJ
The disciplinary actions and penalties that can be imposed in a criminal case are often life-changing.
Members of the military serving at Fort Bragg and every other base or location have rights under the UCMJ, which rights include:
- The right to be informed of the nature of the offense
- The right to free defense representation
- The right to retain a civilian criminal attorney if desired
- The right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions
- The right to only answer questions with an attorney present
Why Choose Us? The Quality of Your Lawyer Matters.
Defending a criminal charge in the military requires extensive knowledge of the justice system. Attorney Guy Womack is a retired lieutenant colonel of the Marine Corps and former judge advocate. This background gives him the insight and experience necessary to successfully defend a criminal charge. He has often been called upon to provide legal representation in locations around the globe and is respected in the legal community.
Penalties for Criminal Convictions at Fort Bragg
If you are facing serious criminal charges, a conviction can destroy your career, your reputation, and affect every aspect of your life. Defending against a criminal charge requires a full understanding of the military justice system, and who better than a former JAG? If a serious crime has led to a court-martial, the penalties imposed can include:
Special Courts-Martial Penalties
- Bad conduct discharge
- Up to a year in confinement
- Reduction in rank
General Court Martial Penalties
- Dishonorable discharge
- Up to life in prison, or the death penalty can be imposed