If you have been found guilty after your court martial, you still retain the right to have a new trial through an appeal. This appeal is essentially a post-trial review where the defendant disagrees with the outcome and asks the higher court to review the case. If you are looking to have your conviction reviewed, get in touch with our Honolulu military defense attorney right away to begin the appeals filing process.
In our more than 20 years of legal experience, we have encountered all type of military charges and have successfully handled thousands of cases. This means we are prepared to create a unique legal solution for your case and can fight for the best outcome possible. The Law Office of Victor Bakke, ALC knows what it takes to win and can give you the edge you need to secure a successful outcome.
An appeals court looks at the case to see if the court martial made a legal mistake that treated the service member unfairly or unlawfully.
Possible issues that an appeal can uncover include:
Like any criminal case, the appeals process can be very complicated. If you are seeking an appeal, you need to take action today by reaching out to the experienced Honolulu military defense attorney from our firm.
No matter which branch you serve with, there is a Court of Criminal Appeals you can go to that is designed to correct any mistakes that may have been committed. It does not have the power to convict an individual where a lower court did not find guilt or increase a sentence, which means you have nothing to lose by seeking an appeal.
Don't wait to begin the process—call our office today to get started!