According to 128 of the UCMJ, assault is considered a very serious offense. It can be punished through court martial, which is the military court, and can result in the maximum penalty of a dishonorable discharge or 10 years of confinement. Any criminal charges or violations will be handled through the court martial system for defendant's that are in the military. It takes a lawyer with special expertise in this area of law to prepare for this type of court, which is why you should call on our Honolulu military defense attorney right away.
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When a military service member attempts to commit some type of bodily harm to another individual through violent or forceful means, it is considered assault under Article 128. Even if no actual physical contact occurs, the service member may still be found guilty of the charge.
Carrying out any of these acts is punishable under Article 128:
If you have been accused of assault, you have the right to retain experienced legal representation. You could be facing enormous fines, confinement or imprisonment, restitution charges, and even registration as a sex offender if your case involved sexual assault. Not only that, but your rank and career in the military are in danger. Don't risk it! Call a Honolulu military defense lawyer for trusted counsel.
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