DNA Evidence in Criminal and Military Cases

In this video, Attorney Patrick Korody, former Navy JAG who currently practices criminal defense and military defense, discusses how DNA Evidence is used in criminal and military cases.  DNA evidence is often admitted during state, federal, and military trials to prove crimes were committed by the defendant.  DNA evidence has been a very large part …

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Enlisted Administrative Separation Lawyer

How to FightEnlisted Administrative Separation what is an enlisted administrative separation board? An enlisted administrative separation board (also called a chapter board or adsep hearing) is a formal legal proceeding where a hearing panel of three members determines whether the military member should be separated from the military service. The board normally takes place in …

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Military Protective Orders and Military No Contact Orders

10 U.S. Code § 1567a is titled “Mandatory notification of issuance of military protective order to civilian law enforcement.” This provision was enacted as part of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act in response to reports that civilian law enforcement were unaware of and could not enforce military protective orders (MPOs) issued by military commanders.  …

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COVID 19 and Military Justice

Korody Law continues to handle administrative separation boards, boards of inquiry, Article 32 Preliminary Hearings, pretrial confinement initial review officer hearings (IRO hearings), courts-martial (Special Courts-Martial and General Courts-Martial), and security clearances, even after the military has implemented its restrictions on travel and social distancing measures.  We have had some courts-martial charges dismissed without prejudice …

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Understanding Military Discharges and VA Benefits

For enlisted military personnel, there are 6 possible characterization of discharge upon separation from the military.  They are Entry Level Separation (ELS) Honorable (HON) General (under honorable conditions) (GEN) Other Than Honorable (OTH or uOTH) Bad Conduct Discharge (BCD) Dishonorable Discharge (DD) Bad Conduct Discharges and Dishonorable Discharges may only be given as a result …

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Jacksonville FL Military Lawyer Patrick Korody handles personal injury, criminal defense, and military law issues including court-martial, security clearance revocation, security clearance denied, security clearance suspended. Jacksonville Florida Mayport Kings Bay NAS Jacksonville NAS JAX Naval Station Mayport Patrick Air Force Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station NAS Key West NAS Pensacola NAS Whiting Field Criminal Defense Lawyer. Criminal Defense Attorney former JAG lawyer provides services to Navy Air Force Marine Corps Army military members. Court-Martial Court Martial Courtmartial adsep boi security clearance revoked security clearance suspended. Military member DUI in Jacksonville, FL. Military sexual assault defense lawyer: sexual contact, rape, indecent assault, child pornography possession. Under investigation by NCIS? Call us. NJP appeals. Administrative Separation Boards. Military trial attorney. Civilian counsel for military members. Offices located on Mayport Road.