General Court Martial
A General Court Martial is usually convened to hear cases that involve the most serious and severe types of military criminal offenses.
The consequences you could suffer if you are found guilty can include the following:
- Jail time
- Forfeiture of pay
- Forfeiture of allowances
- Reduction of pay grade
- Punitive discharge
- Bad conduct discharge
- Dishonorable discharge
It is important to remember that if you are involuntarily discharged from the military, the result can be that you lose the rights to a pension and other veteran’s benefits. Additionally, the social stigma can be difficult to bear.
If you have been accused of a serious crime, please don’t hesitate to contact the Law Offices of Scot Sikes. You could be able receive the legal assistance that you need in order to achieve a postive outcome in your case.