Military Larceny Defenses Attorney
Defense for Military Service Members Charged with Larceny
Facing charges of larceny as a military service member is a terrifying and stressful experience. The outcome of your case could impact the rest of your life. You are likely facing legal actions such as a court-martial, an Article 32 investigation, nonjudicial punishment (NJP), or another form of military justice, with the risk of penalties including years of confinement and the end of your military career.
Thankfully, the father and son team at Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. is here to protect your rights and aggressively defend you. Our goal is always to work toward a favorable outcome, such as having the charges dropped, dismissed, or reduced. More than 75% of our cases result in a full dismissal of charges.
Aggressive Military Larceny Defense Attorneys
As a retired Lieutenant Colonel of Marines and a former military judge, Attorney Guy Womack has successfully defended thousands of military service members from all branches of the Armed Forces who are facing criminal charges, earning him respect throughout the legal community. We handle any case, large or small. We aggressively defend the people we represent and do everything possible to achieve a favorable result.
To learn more about your legal options, call our larceny defense lawyers at (713) 364-9913 today.
What Is Larceny?
Larceny is defined as the unlawful taking of property with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the item. Military service members may come under suspicion or face charges related to theft of personal or government property. The penalties for these offenses can be severe.
Penalties for Military Member Convicted of Larceny
In some cases, the penalty can be imposed under a nonjudicial punishment (NJP), in which case a minor punishment can be expected. If you are convicted of larceny involving military property valued at $500 or less, the penalties include confinement for 3 months, along with forfeiture of 2/3 of your pay for 3 months. For theft of military property valued more than $500, the penalties imposed include bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay, and confinement for 6 months.
Legal Defenses for Larceny Charges
Our accomplished attorneys at Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. can employ several legal defenses to challenge accusations of larceny.
Possible defenses include, but are not limited to:
- No intent to steal
- The property was not stolen
- Mistaken identity
- The act of theft occurred under duress
Schedule a Free Initial Case Review Today
Our larceny defense attorneys are available 24/7 for a free initial case review, and we represent accused military service members throughout Houston, the greater state of Texas, and nationwide.
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