Under Investigation? Know Your Rights and Don’t Engage the Enemy Alone
Military crimes, which are also called violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), are serious accusations that can have far-reaching effects. If you are under investigation or have been accused of a military crime, it’s important to understand your rights and not engage the enemy alone.
Military crimes are offenses that are unique to the military justice system. These offenses range from minor infractions, such as being late for duty, to serious crimes, such as sexual assault, desertion, or murder. The UCMJ is a federal law that applies to all members of the United States military, including those in the National Guard and Reserve.
If you are under investigation or have been accused of a military crime, it’s important to remember that you have the same constitutional rights as any other citizen. You have the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, and the right to a fair trial.
Don’t Engage the Enemy Alone
If you are facing military criminal charges, it’s important to have a skilled and experienced attorney on your side. Military law is complex and can be difficult to navigate without the right expertise. An attorney who is knowledgeable about military law can help you understand the charges against you, your legal options, and the potential consequences of a conviction.
An attorney can also help you avoid making mistakes that could hurt your case. Talking to investigators without an attorney present can be a big mistake that should be avoided. Even innocent statements can be used against you in court. An attorney can advise you on what to say and what not to say during an investigation.
If you are under investigation or have been accused of a military crime, it’s important to know your rights. You have the right to remain silent, and anything you say can be used against you in court. You also have the right to an attorney, and if you cannot afford one, one will be appointed for you.
It’s important to exercise these rights. Anything you say can be used against you, and talking to investigators without an attorney present can be a critical mistake. You may be under a lot of pressure to talk, but it’s important to remember that you have the right to remain silent.
Contact Gelman Law Today For a Free Consultation About Your Military Crimes Case
If you or someone you love is facing military criminal charges, don’t go it alone. Gelman Law, LLC has a track record of helping military members who have been accused of serious crimes. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to guide you through the complicated military justice system and make sure your rights are protected. We understand the challenges that military members and their families face, and we are dedicated to giving our clients the best possible legal representation. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help you.