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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UCMJ Article 32 Preliminary Hearing Defense

In 2014, a substantial change in the UCMJ took place.  The mandatory proceeding under UCMJ Article 32 prior to referral of charges for trial by General Court-Martial transitioned from an “investigation” to a “preliminary hearing.”  The primary motive for the change was the extensive cross-examination of complaining witnesses in military sexual assault cases.  Under the …

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Security Clearance Lawyer – Guideline F: Failure To File Taxes

Can Korody Law help me obtain my security clearance? Korody Law’s success rate in its security clearance cases is extremely high.  We focus on representation of servicemembers, civil service employees, and government contractors before the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals and the Personal Security Appeals Board (PSAB).  Our representation normally begins when the applicant …

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Clinical Adverse Actions for Military Healthcare Providers

Korody Law has handled countless clinical adverse actions for members of the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical corps and contractors and civil service healthcare providers at military treatment facilities.  Our goal is to protect the provider’s privileges, reputation, and license. As of October 1, 2019, all clinical adverse actions – from suspension through reporting …

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Compelling Cell Phone Passwords So the Police Can Get into the Phone

In State, Federal, and Military Courts, almost every case now involves a smart phone: phone logs, text messages, photos, contacts, email…. you name it, and the police want access to the treasure-trove of information on the phone.  There are so many legal issues when it comes to searches of smart phones – vague and overbroad …

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Summary Courts-Martial

A summary court-martial, especially after January 1, 2019, isn’t really a court-martial at all.  Effective January 1, 2019, as part of the Military Justice Act of 2016, a summary court-martial finding of guilty can never be a criminal conviction.  Prior to this amendment to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), states, who are the …

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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.