Veteran’s Handbook

By |2019-06-23T12:48:42-08:00June 23rd, 2019|Legal Advice, Military|

I’m writing this Veteran’s Court handbook for current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces who reside in California. In San Diego County alone, approximately 600,000 of the 3,300,000 residents are either current or former members of the United States Armed Forces. There are no Air Force or Army bases in San Diego County. [...]

Military Record Rehabilitation Penal Code PC 1170.9

By |2019-05-21T23:00:43-08:00May 21st, 2019|Military|

CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE SECTION 1170.9:  RECORD REHABILITATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS California Penal Code section 1170.9 authorizes California courts to remove convictions and arrests from the criminal records of military service members and veterans.  If you are an active duty service member or a veteran who has been convicted by a [...]

Military Discharge Laws & Rights

By |2019-05-21T22:44:03-08:00May 21st, 2019|Military|

UPGRADING MILITARY DISCHARGE STEPHEN BRODSKY, FORMER U.S. NAVY JAG ATTORNEY 20% DISCOUNT FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND VETERANS!!! DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty If you have served an enlistment contract or under an officer’s commission in any branch of the armed forces, you will receive a discharge certificate from the United [...]

SPECIAL COURT-MARTIAL DEFENSE

By |2019-05-21T22:21:09-08:00May 21st, 2019|Military|

SPECIAL COURT-MARTIAL DEFENSE A special court-martial (SCM) is the criminal court proceeding reserved for misdemeanor offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).  An SCM will have up to three members, one-third of whom may be enlisted service members if requested by an accused enlisted service member. An accused can waive the right to [...]

General Court – Martial Defense

By |2019-05-21T21:41:58-08:00May 21st, 2019|Military|

GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL DEFENSE A general court-martial (GCM) is the criminal court proceeding reserved for the most serious military criminal offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).  The GCM consists of at least five court members, one-third of whom may be enlisted service members if the accused is an enlisted service member. An [...]