Military Sex Crimes

By Guy L. Womack & Associates  Apr. 22, 2011 2:34p

In 2006, there were nearly 3,000 members of the U.S. armed forces, who were involved in reported sex crimes. These are the number of “reported” sex crimes, according to experts, sex crimes in the military are underreported, as they are in the civilian world. This especially holds true in war zones, where victims are working in close quarters with their attacker or in isolated units, where victims fear that reporting the incident would subject them to isolation, ridicule or retaliation.

Sex crime allegations are very serious and can have a negative impact on your military career. In order to protect your reputation, your position and your future, you should contact an experienced military criminal defense attorney who is experienced in handling military cases and court-martial hearings. Military sex crimes can involve rape, sexual battery, sexual assault, child pornography, and indecent acts with a child, fraternization, solicitation of a minor, computer crimes and many more.

Repercussions for Sex Crimes

Military personnel who are accused of a sex crime are subject to a court-martial. Specific actions covered under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, are deemed unlawful and impose serious penalties if convicted. If you are convicted of a military sex crime, you could be facing pay grade reduction, imprisonment and a dishonorable discharge from the United States military.

If you have been accused of a sex crime, it is crucial that you seek the legal advice of an experienced and seasoned military sex crime lawyer from Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. Military criminal defense attorney Guy L. Womack has nearly 30 years experience in dealing with military crimes, he will see to it that your rights are aggressively protected at the court-martial hearing. When your reputation, your future and your career are on the line, you deserve the best possible defense.

Contact a military sex crime lawyer from our firm for a free initial consultation if you are facing sex crime charges.

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