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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 [...]

A Professional Investigator Equals Successful Defense

By |2019-05-21T23:57:53-08:00April 10th, 2019|Investigations, Legal Advice|

A Professional Investigator Equals Successful Defense Your defense lawyer absolutely must use an experienced and skillful professional investigator, preferably an ex-police detective, who has learned how to be a master interrogator and interviewer. The investigator’s mission is to find crucial defense witnesses, interview them and prepare sworn statements establishing reasonable doubt. If the police identify [...]

How To Choose The Right Lawyer

By |2019-05-21T23:07:34-08:00February 11th, 2019|Legal Advice|

Criminal defense lawyers come in all shapes and sizes. Some have smiling faces on their homepages conveying a feeling of friendliness and warmth; others look lean and mean, like a guard dog ready to pounce on any intruder that comes on the property. But which lawyer is the right one to defend you in [...]

MILITARY DIVERSION PROGRAM

By |2019-05-21T23:31:54-08:00November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SAN DIEGO COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT MILITARY DIVERSION PROGRAM “ONE BITE AT THE APPLE”  By Stephen Brodsky, Esq. Former U.S. Navy JAG Corps Officer Many brave young men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces put their lives on the line for our country every day. Some tragically lose their lives before they have even [...]

Military Diversion San Diego

By |2017-10-29T17:06:16-08:00October 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

[column width="1/1" last="true" title="" title_type="single" animation="none" implicit="true"] Military Diversion San Diego Penal Code section 1001.80 also known as the “Pre-Trial Military Diversion San Diego Program” was enacted in April of 2015 to give active duty and veterans of the armed forces who have been charged with misdemeanors an opportunity to enter an appropriate treatment program [...]

PC 1001.80 San Diego Law

By |2019-05-24T12:05:34-08:00October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

PC 1001.80 San Diego Law TO ALL ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND ALL MILITARY VETERANS, REGARDLESS OF THE CHARACTERIZATION OF YOUR SERVICE: Penal Code section 1080.80 also known as the “Pre-Trial Military Diversion Program” was enacted in April of 2015 to give active duty and veterans of the armed forces who [...]

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