Being convicted by a General Court-Martial or a Special Court-Martial can be an overwhelming experience leaving you feeling hopeless and alone. You do not have to face this alone, and your situation may not be hopeless. Contact a tireless and caring criminal defense attorney without delay to help you determine your options under the UCMJ which includes a right to appeal your conviction. The appeal process begins when a request is submitted to the Court of Criminal Appeals; each branch, including the Coast Guard, has their own Court of Criminal Appeals. These courts will review the case examining any possible errors, conflicts between the facts, or incorrect sentencing. The procedures and legal issues involved can be very complicated. At the Federal Practice Group Worldwide Service, their talented team of attorneys is very well-versed in military appellate law and may be able to assist you in tenaciously pursuing a successful appeal.
If your appeal is heard by your particular branch’s court of appeals and your conviction is not overturned, you may have further options. The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, often referred to as CAAF, may offer you another chance to appeal. CAAF will only consider matters of law and will not overturn a jury’s verdict. The resourceful and confident court martial attorneys at the firm will energetically pursue every available option in seeking an effective appeal strategy.
No matter the branch of service or offense in question, the appeals process is exceptionally complex. With so much at stake, you do not want to risk your future in the hands of an inexperienced attorney who is unaware of the intricacies of the appeals process and the UCMJ. With their experience, you can feel confident in the established attorneys at the firm. They are committed to working closely with you, no matter where you are in the world, seeking an optimal outcome to your appeal.
We have represented many clients in similar situations. We aim to secure the most favorable outcome in your case. We understand what it takes to appeal court-martial convictions successfully and have made appearances in front of the CAAF. You want an attorney who knows the intricacies of military law, and that is our specialty.
Our firm has decades of experience to draw on. We know facing off with the government can be difficult, but we welcome that challenge.
CAAF attorneys at our office can walk you through each step of this confusing and sometimes frustrating process. They will keep you abreast of:
We promise not to use the kind of incomprehensible jargon you hear from many lawyers. We’ll talk to you in plain language so you will understand where your case stands instead of puzzling over confusing acronyms.
There are many instances in which members of the military face a conviction or punishment for a crime that is a miscarriage of justice. If you have been convicted of a crime and you believe the outcome was unjust, then you should contact a court-martial attorney to review your post-conviction relief options. Appealing a criminal conviction or sentence requires a high level of skill in military criminal law.
The firm provides members of the military that have been unjustly convicted with exceptional legal representation to address the issue of post-conviction relief. Service members often request new trials or renegotiation of a plea. Appeals can be beneficial but are also difficult. Only certain law firms even attempt this process, and the legal team at the Federal Practice Group has the experience in this area of the law you will need. These are serious affairs, and a lawyer with both military law and service experience is necessary.
The Federal Practice Group is a high-quality criminal defense law firm, and we can assist in the appeals process. The firm knows exactly how the appeals process, sentence modification and the other forms of post-conviction relief function in military court. We understand that this is a stressful time for you and an appeal is your main concern. The firm is dedicated to seeking justice for members of the military that have faced a miscarriage of justice and are seeking post-conviction relief.
Appeals, sentence negotiation and new trial requests must be carefully prepared, presented and negotiated. The military court system casts a large shadow, nonetheless, the attorneys at Federal Practice Group have successfully appealed many cases and is very familiar with the system. There are serious risks in pursuing post-conviction relief, and it is crucial that you have an experienced attorney carefully managing the situation if you hope to be successful. You do not want to take the chance of losing your freedom, and the quality of your court-martial attorney cannot be underestimated in these situations.
Beyond our decades of experience and strong communication skills, we boast a history of results. You can see how we have assisted past clients and expect that same attention to detail and creative thinking in your case. We are committed to providing appeals assistance in line with ethical legal standards, giving you the best outcome you can reach without compromising any morals. Our lawyers will do the best job they can, every time.
We understand that, as a member of the military, you may face financial limitations. Every man or woman in the service deserves a chance to mount the best defense, so we price our services below market rates to make them affordable.
Above all else, we offer you a partner as you seek justice. We will stand by your side and exhaust every legal avenue on your behalf. We know how stressful serving in the military can be on a day-to-day basis, and it is compounded by the complexity and uncertainty you encounter during the appeals process. Our attorneys remain sensitive to your situation and show you the compassion you should receive during this difficult period.
After you have been convicted, you want to get your appeal taken care of as quickly as possible. You do not want to jeopardize your livelihood or endanger your ability to look after your family. Take action to get the assistance you need immediately. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
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