A conviction for a sex crime involving a child has the potential to ruin your career in the military, to undermine everything you have spent years working so hard to achieve and even to follow you for the rest of your life as a civilian. If you are found guilty of a crime such as one of the following, you would almost certainly be required to register as a sex offender with the local law enforcement agency wherever you chose to live after your discharge from the Armed Forces:
This is due to the fact that every state in the country has its own version of Megan's Law, a law which requires sex offenders to be registered and included in a database which is accessible to anyone in the community.
The military justice system takes a tough stance against sex crimes involving children, with possible penalties ranging as high as life in prison without the possibility of parole. You absolutely must exercise your right to retain legal representation by hiring a military criminal defense attorney if you are accused of committing an act of sexual assault against:
You need a lawyer who can speak on your behalf with the authorities and help you avoid further incriminating yourself, as well as to defend your military rights in order to help you escape the harsh consequences which you now face.
Depending on the nature of the situation and the amount of evidence against you, the goal may be either to achieve a full exoneration or dismissal of the charges, or perhaps to have the charges or the penalty for a conviction reduced. When we meet for your case evaluation, we will provide you with an unbiased opinion of your legal options, and will be ready to take immediate action in your defense.
Contact our military sex crime attorney now at McCormack & McCormack to get started!