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Virginia Military Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Griffin Law Firm is proud to offer military defense services in Virginia. Our experienced team of attorneys understands the complex legal system of the military and is equipped to defend service members facing criminal charges.

Our Virginia Military Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Provide Legal Guidance For:

  • Court martial
  • Criminal investigations
  • Criminal allegations
  • Arrest
  • THC Delta 8 Drug Failures

We also offer administrative and professional support, to ensure a full scope of honest and straightforward legal counsel. To learn more about how our firm can defend you, call us at (888) 707-4282.

How Does the Military Legal System Differ from Civilian Courts?

The military legal system, also known as the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), varies distinctly from civilian court systems. It is designed to enforce military law among service members and is recognized for its strict rules and regulations, which cover a broader scope of behavior than civilian law. While civilian courts use a jury of peers, military courts apply a panel of military officers, or in some cases enlisted personnel, to decide the verdict.

In addition, punishments in the military legal system can include penalties not seen in civilian court, such as reduction in rank, forfeiture of pay, and dishonorable discharge. The legal procedures and rights of the accused also differ significantly, making the presence of a military defense attorney crucial for service members facing these types of proceedings.

With over 20 years of experience as a military officer and 7 years as an attorney, our founding attorney is extensively familiar with the ins and outs of this complex system, and our team can provide a broad range of legal support, including:

  • Legal counsel and representation
  • Evidence analysis and the development of a robust, personalized defense strategy
  • Guidance throughout the court martial process
  • Plea agreement negotiation
  • Representation during appeals
  • Administrative separation or discharge guidance

Contact Us Today

If you are a service member facing criminal charges, it is important to seek the help of an experienced Virginia military criminal defense attorney. The Griffin Law Firm has the expertise and dedication to provide you with the legal representation you need.

For a free phone consultation, call us at (888) 707-4282 today.

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