Court Martial Defense Blog

  • Created less than two years ago, the Marine Corps' Victims' Legal Counsel program has already caused enough courtroom problems that senior military officials are starting to question its effectiveness. Concerning the ungoverned actions of the program’s attorneys, one official stated that, "I think judges are uncomfortable with a free radical bouncing around the courtroom without ...
    Continue Reading
  • Victim's Legal Counsel Caught Potentially Destroying Evidence

    Posted By Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC || 14-Apr-2015

    Recently, Maj. Chantell Higgins, head of the Marine Corps’ Victims’ legal counsel program in Japan, has come under much-deserved fire for allegedly instructing one of her clients, an alleged sexual assault victim, to destroy evidence in the form of cell phone information that was relevant to the case. While Higgins may have destroyed one piece of evidence, she’s provided the ...
    Continue Reading
  • Noel Tipon Weighs in on Bergdahl Case

    Posted By Bilecki & Tipon, LLC || 9-Apr-2015

    Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged of desertion for walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009, appears unlikely to receive the death penalty for his actions if convicted. While the Uniform Code of Military Justice allows for capital punishment to be used for desertion or misbehavior before the enemy, this is only applicable during a time of declared war. Noel Tipon of Bilecki & Tipon, a ...
    Continue Reading
  • Fraternization: What are the Penalties?

    Posted By Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC || 12-Mar-2015

    When you are employed in the military, there are many additional rules and regulations that you must follow that civilians are not privy to. One of the most important things in the Armed Forces is the chain of command between superior officers and their subordinates. This regulated chain of command ensures that each person does their job and is aware of who they answer to during the course of ...
    Continue Reading
  • Why Hire a Civilian Attorney?

    Posted By Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC || 26-Feb-2015

    When you are facing court martial, it means that you have been accused of a crime by either civilian or military standards. In such a stressful time, you must remember that there are severe implications that can be found on your criminal and military. That is why you need to make sure that you have the best possible legal representation by your side. While the government may provide you with a ...
    Continue Reading

Request to Speak with Us
Contact Our Team Today

Submit My Information