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Serving Members of the Military Nationwide in Court Martial Matters

Under the UCMJ, there are various criminal offenses that lead directly to a court martial, and the loss of your military career, rank and your freedom. You have the right to an attorney, and it is advised that you contact McCormack & McCormack at once to speak with our military criminal defense lawyer.

The military justice is very serious and can result in substantial penalties. In fact, the conviction rate is 90%. If you are fighting to be in the 10%, you will want to ensure that you are fully protected by a team that is dedicated to your case.


You need the highest quality and experienced court martial lawyer fighting for you. Whether you are guilty or innocent of the charges against you, we are on your side. Schedule a free case evaluation!


Why Should You Choose McCormack & McCormack?

If you faced with charges and need a court martial to stand by your side, you can trust in the experienced legal guidance of our firm. One of our founding attorneys, Greg D. McCormack, is a former member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, and served as a military prosecutor and later as defense counsel. He offers insight into the military criminal justice system and can be of great benefit to you if you are facing court martial.

If you need a military criminal defense lawyer with the following attributes, look no further than McCormack & McCormack:

  • Extensive knowledge
  • Experience
  • Record of success in military court

Summary Court Martial

The lowest level of court martial is summary, which is used in minor offenses. Commanders can send a case to court-martial. The penalties imposed by a summary court martial can be:

  • Confinement for a month or less
  • Hard labor without confinement for 45 days or less
  • Restriction for two months or less
  • Forfeiture of 2 / 3 of your pay for a month or less
  • Reduction of enlisted grade

Special Court Martial

A special court-martial is for misdemeanor crimes. The penalties imposed cannot include death, dishonorable discharge or dismissal. A penalty of pay forfeiture of two-thirds of your pay cannot exceed one year in duration, and you cannot be confined for more than one year.

General Court Martial

A general court-martial is for felony criminal offenses. There are heavy penalties that can be imposed upon you if you are convicted. This is the court martial you will face if you are accused of any of the following offenses:

If you are convicted in a general court-martial, you will face extremely heavy penalties, and your military career will come to an end, as well as your freedom. You must have defense counsel that knows what to do to help you defend against the terrible repercussions of a conviction, which in some crimes, is death.

Get a Former JAG on Your Side!

You have rights, and if you hope to avoid conviction, we recommend that you contact our firm immediately. We are committed to protecting the rights of our clients and to pursuing a favorable result. Our firm has the discipline, insight, and skill that could save your freedom and career - get the defender you need to fight back in military court.


Contact us to get help from our former JAG.


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