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Administrative Separation Hearings & ADSEP Proceedings

An administrative separation, or ADSEP, is the involuntary cessation of military service through an administrative process—and it can mean the end of your military career with potential implication on your civilian career and veteran's benefits. If you are an Armed Forces service member who has been notified that you are under administrative separation, we encourage you to reach out to the experienced military law attorney at The Law Office of Sean Flood PLLC right away.

Our firm can provide the personalized legal counsel you need and the dedicated advocacy you deserve as you navigate the ADSEP process. With an extensive background in both the military and the law, Sean Flood is equipped to protect your rights and defend your future.

Your initial consultation is completely free and entirely confidential. Contact us now at (931) 288-5995.

Reasons for Military ADSEP

Your commander may initiate ADSEP for a variety of reasons, ranging from relatively minor to serious.

Some of the most common reasons for military ADSEP include:

  • Misconduct
  • Insubordination
  • Drug use
  • Poor performance
  • Failure to perform duties
  • Physical issues
  • Mental health problems
  • Failed rehabilitation

Note that in order to initiate ADSEP on grounds of misconduct, your commander will likely need to prove that you either committed serious misconduct or that a pattern of misconduct existed.

Understanding the ADSEP Process

An Administrative Separation (ADSEP) Board is your Commanding Officers attempt to relieve you of your service and give you a less-than-honorable discharge. Receiving Other-than-Honorable Discharge can carry harsh long term consequences that can be just a devastating as Dishonorable or Bad Conduct Discharge. The ADSEP process begins when your commander provides you with a written notice detailing the reason(s) for the administrative separation and a recommendation regarding how your service should be categorized.

Your service could be characterized in one of the following ways:

  • Honorable
  • General (“under honorable conditions”)
  • Other than honorable

If you receive a general or other than honorable discharge, it may jeopardize your right to receive certain veterans’ benefits. While it is not possible to receive a dishonorable discharge through the ADSEP process, a general or other than honorable discharge can have a number of negative impacts on your career, your reputation, and your future.

Contact The Law Office of Sean Flood PLLC for a Free Consultation

Our firm can provide you with personalized legal representation tailored to your specific situation. As your Fort Campbell administrative separation attorney, Mr. Flood can help you navigate the ADSEP process and work to protect your future. Whether you wish to challenge the characterization of your service or the ADSEP entirely, we are ready to fight for you.

Give us a call at (931) 288-5995 or submit an online contact form to learn more about how our firm can help you.

Recent Case Results

  • Abusive Sexual Contact Penalties Reduced
  • Abusive Sexual Contact Career Saved
  • Administrative Separation Board Honorable Discharge
  • Administrative Separation Board Honorable Discharge
  • Cruelty & Maltreatment and Assault with a Firearm Charges Dismissed
  • Do-It-Yourself Move Fraud Avoided Separation Action
  • Domestic Violence and Assault Not Guilty
  • Illegal Drug Use Case Dismissed
  • Improper Oversight and Accountability Charge Dismissed
  • Rape & Sexual Assault Full Acquittal

Why The Law Office of Sean Flood?

  • Former JAG
  • Unwavering Commitment to Your Best Interest
  • Deep Knowledge of Both Sides of the Law
  • Highly Personalized Service

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