If you are facing a special court martial, the anxiety of the unknown can be overwhelming. You may fear losing your job, damaging your reputation and rank, or being charged with harsh penalties that will take years to overcome. Regardless of the circumstances that got you to this point, you have an advocate at the Law Office of Victor Bakke, ALC.
As a Honolulu military attorney, Victor Bakke is a formidable presence in the courtroom. With 20+ years of experience behind him and over 3,000 cases successfully handled, he inspires confidence in his clients. Get our firm on your side for representation from a proven advocate!
Considered the intermediate court level, a special court martial involves the accused, a military judge, a prosecutor, defense counsel, and at least three members of a jury. As the accused, you can request that at least one-third of your jury be military members. Based on your circumstances, you may also wish to have a trial with only the judge present. Offenses tried at these trials include disrespect, desertion, assault, and disobeying orders.
Penalties are restricted to no more than the following:
Your choice of legal representation matters during a special court martial. While the penalties are certainly less severe than those of a general court martial, you cannot afford to retain an attorney without sufficient experience in and out of the courtroom.
Avoid taking chances by retaining our firm's well-qualified Honolulu criminal defense attorney. We know that this can be an overwhelming time, but the sooner you take action, the better. Calling today is the first step toward building your strongest case!