**IMPORTANT: There have been significant changes in the Military Justice System as to the prosecution of sex offense that have significant impact the rights of the accused. See National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY14 for more information.
Any type of criminal charge can have a devastating effect on your career, including both your career in the United States Armed Forces and following your discharge from the military. In many cases, a criminal conviction will serve as grounds for early discharge. Of all the different types of crimes which are enumerated in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), few carry as great a social and professional stigma as those which involve some type of sexual offense. This is why you need an experienced military defense lawyer on your side.
Whether you have been arrested and charged or if you are still currently under investigation in connection with some type of sex crime allegations, it is absolutely vital that you take immediate action to defend yourself against the serious consequences you face.
Some of the penalties you can face include:
As a result of registration, anyone in the community would have access to details about the nature of your conviction, and would be able to find you either by looking up your name in the online database or by noticing your name on a map of the neighborhood.
Sex crime allegations have the potential to destroy your military career and to ruin your future in civilian life, but you can find help in fighting the charges by contacting us now at McCormack & McCormack. Our military criminal defense attorneys have more than 40 years of combined experience, and we have represented service members from all branches of the Armed Forces in hundreds of courts-martial. Whether you are accused of fraternization or possession of child pornography, or if you are being investigated for child sex crimes or rape, we are ready to take immediate action towards defending you. Give us a call today to take the first step in your defense.
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