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Parole and Clemency

Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Military Members

If you are nearing eligibility for parole or clemency, it is important that you have a skilled attorney to represent your interests in preparing your petition and presenting your case to the Board.

For over two decades, Guy Womack has fought to represent the rights of all types of military personnel in court-martial proceedings throughout the U.S. and internationally. Through his extensive experience with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, courts-martial and courts-martial appeals, attorney Womack has built the knowledge and resources to effectively represent his clients’ interests and assist them in reaching the best possible outcomes for their particular cases.

Seeking Clemency or Parole in Military Proceedings

Clemency is an action that involves the mitigation, remission or suspension of part or the whole of an individual’s court-martial sentence. Either the court-martial convening authority or a Clemency and Parole Board may grant clemency following a careful review, but it is most often the board which will conduct a clemency review. Depending upon the severity of sentence imposed upon a court-martial conviction, clemency review may be automatic. An individual may also waive his or her right to clemency review.

Parole is the early release of a prisoner, based upon the promise of good behavior and reporting to a particular authority at set periods of time. Parole allows for the conditional release of a person who has been convicted of a military crime but is only granted after review by the Clemency and Parole Board of the individual’s particular military service.

In determining whether to grant clemency or parole, the Board will look to a number of particular factors:

  • The nature of the crime
  • The circumstances of the offense
  • Effort at rehabilitation or education, post-conviction
  • Recommendations of the military judge
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Restitution to the victim
  • Statements by the victim
  • The background of the offender, both as a civilian and in the military

Speak with a military lawyer at Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. about petitioning for clemency or parole, and find out what options you have in this regard.

Why We Are Effective

6 Reasons to Hire Us
  • 55 Years of Combined Experience
  • Thousands of Cases Successfully Defended
  • Hundreds of Jury Trials Handled
  • Highly Respected by the Legal Community
  • Honest & Straightforward Legal Advice
  • Accessible & Responsive Representation
A Winning Attitude

At Womack & Associates we always fight for the best possible results for our clients and our track record shows that. We've handled 1,000s of jury trials in state, federal, and military courts and have maintained a high rate of not-guilty verdicts, acquittals, and dismissals. 

Where Winning Matters

See Our Recent Military Case Results

  • Aggravated Assault No Criminal Charges Filed

    U.S. v. LTC GW

  • Officer Misconduct Receive Only Minor Punishments

    U.S. v. GySgt PAE

  • Rape Investigation Dropped - NCO's Career Unaffected

    U.S. v. SGT KG

  • Rape Not Guilty of All Charges

    U.S. v. TSGT G, USAF

  • Negligent Homicide Acquitted

    United States v. M.W.

  • Officer Misconduct Charges Dismissed

    United States v. M.L.

  • Deserting Prior Command and Compromising Classified Information General Discharge Under Honorable Conditions

    United States v. SrA AH, USAF

  • Rape Administrative Discharge in Lieu of Trial

    United States v. SSGT JAM, USAF

  • Wrongful Use of Steroids Board Found No Misconduct by Client

    U.S. v. GySgt AJB

  • Marine NCO Involved With a Civilian Pharmaceutical Sales Agent Charges Dropped

    U.S. v. CPL AVC

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Client Reviews

Going All the Way for Our Clients
    Hiring Guy Womack was worth it!

    “I can't tell you how relieved I feel to know it's behind us now. Thank you for all your time and effort to help get this to the point we are at now. Hiring you was worth it!”

    - Former Client
    Because of Guy, I now get a second change at life!

    “Guy not only did a phenomenal job but most importantly fulfilled his promise! He stated everything will be fine, try to relax and he will do his very best at all times!”

    - Former Client
    Guy Womack made me feel confident that I would be able to fight my case.

    “Guy Womack is a straight shooter when it came to my case. His quick response to my email left a very good impression from the start. He made me feel confident that I would be able to fight my case. He ...”

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    Geoff is an exceptional trial attorney.

    “Geoff is an exceptional trial attorney who uses a significant range of legal and common-sense knowledge to represent his clients. He is known in the community as a 'go-to' attorney, and it is a ...”

    - Former Client
    Geoff was very straightforward while having compassion.

    “I highly recommend Geoff Womack to be your attorney. He was very knowledgeable and kept me up to date with the details throughout the legal process. Geoff was very straightforward while having ...”

    - Former Client
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