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Fort Campbell Military Criminal Investigation Attorney

Protecting Your Rights at Military Installations across the U.S.

If you are a military service member who is currently under investigation or facing investigation for a criminal matter, it’s important that you exert your right to legal counsel. If you are suspected of committing a criminal offense, the investigator will read you your rights and must ask if you would like to discuss your rights with an attorney before making a statement. It is critical that you speak with an attorney before making any statement after being read your rights. A criminal accusation is a serious threat to your career, your reputation, and even your freedom. You need a military criminal defense attorney who understands the system and knows how to protect your rights at every stage of the process, from the initial investigation to trial by court-martial to appeal.

With an extensive legal and military background, the Fort Campbell criminal investigation defense attorney at The Law Office of Sean Flood PLLC can provide you with the guidance, answers, and advocacy you need.

Contact us online or call (931) 288-5995 today to schedule a free consultation.

Grounds for a Military Criminal Investigation

When a military service member is accused of misconduct or criminal activity, he or she will become the subject of a military criminal investigation carried out by the appropriate command, task force, Board of Inquiry, or other entity.

These investigations are conducted when any of the following occur:

  • Injuries
  • Deaths
  • Property loss/destruction
  • Safety violations
  • Criminal acts

An accusation of a criminal act—such as assault, unlawful drug use/sale, theft, or rape/sexual assault—will result in a military criminal investigation.

The Military Criminal Investigation Process

Military criminal investigations are often lengthy, months-long processes. Typically, the process begins when a service member is suspected of or accused of committing an unlawful act, prompting a commanding officer to initiate a preliminary inquiry. During this inquiry, the commander will evaluate evidence supporting the accused’s innocence or guilt, whether there appeared to be aggravating circumstances, and other factors.

Depending on the nature and severity of the offense, the accused will then be subject to Article 15/non-judicial punishment (NJP) or, more commonly, trial by court-martial. Following a court-martial conviction, the case will be reviewed and possibly appealed, depending on the penalties. The defendant may also file an appeal on his or her own.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

U.S. military service members have certain rights, including the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. During a military criminal investigation, you do not need to answer questions or discuss the case without an attorney present.

We encourage you to reach out to our Fort Campbell military criminal investigations attorney as soon as possible if you have been accused of a crime anywhere throughout the United States. Based near Clarksville, TN, our firm serves clients at and near military bases and installations nationwide. We are prepared to put our in-depth experience on your side.

Call The Law Office of Sean Flood PLLC at (931) 288-5995 or submit an online contact form to schedule your free and confidential case review.

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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