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Military Defense Lawyers in Arlington, VA

Put Our Experienced Firm on Your Side

If you are facing military criminal charges, turn to the experienced legal team at The Hanzel Law Firm. Our Arlington, VA military defense attorneys have spent years fighting for the rights of servicemembers across the nation who have been accused of serious crimes. From sexual offenses and rape accusations to military hazing charges, security clearance issues, and more, we know how to navigate the complex criminal defense system. We understand that every situation is unique, which is why we offer compassionate, personalized legal services tailored to your specific situation and goals. Whether you wish to appeal an unfavorable judgment, request an investigation, or need to file a complaint, our team is ready to assist you every step of the way.

Contact The Hanzel Law Firm at (843) 202-4714 to learn more about how we can help you or schedule a complimentary case evaluation with our attorneys today.

Penalties for Military Criminal Offenses

If you have been accused of a crime, it is absolutely crucial that you seek a skilled military defense attorney in Arlington, VA who can help you understand your options and begin building a solid defense on your behalf. All criminal charges are incredibly serious and prosecutors almost always seek the maximum penalty possible.

Depending on the nature of your criminal charges, you may be facing severe, life-altering penalties including but not limited to:

  • Steep fines and expensive court fees
  • Imprisonment/incarceration
  • Mandatory probation
  • Loss of career/discharge
  • Loss of retirement and/or GI bills
  • Administrative actions

Criminal charges carry additional consequences, including damage to your reputation, loss of employment, inability to attain housing, and other serious, life-altering penalties. If you’ve been charged with criminal actions, don’t wait to contact an experienced Arlington military defense attorney at The Hanzel Law Firm.

We have helped military service members facing a variety of criminal charges, including:

  • Military sexual offenses
  • Military urinalysis and drug crimes
  • Military UCMJ offenses
  • Military officer misconduct
  • Military hazing
  • Military appeals
  • Security clearances
  • NJP (Non-Judicial Punishment)/Article 15
  • Military Administrative Separation (ADSEP)

In Arlington, VA and the surrounding area, we represent clients at the following military installations: Ft. McNair, The Washington Navy Yard, The Pentagon, Joint Base Ft. Myers-Henderson Hall, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, U.S. Naval Observatory, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Marine Barracks, and others.

Call (843) 202-4714 for a Consultation

At The Hanzel Law Firm, we take the time to examine the unique details of your situation. This allows us to conduct more thorough investigative work and pre-trial preparation as we build a strong defense on your behalf. Our compassionate team is here to listen to your case and help you devise a plan of legal action. No matter how complicated your circumstances may be, we are prepared to do everything we can to fight for your future, your reputation, and your freedom.

Contact our offices today to discuss your case with a seasoned military defense attorney in Arlington, VA. Call (843) 202-4714 to get started.

Whether On or Off Active Duty, We Achieve Results.

Why Put The Hanzel Law Firm On Your Side?
  • Proven Track Record as JAGS & Former Servicemembers

    Throughout our 20-plus years of combined experience in the military justice system, we have achieved outstanding results for our clients, both at court-martial and in administrative boards.

  • We Know the Criminal Justice System Inside & Out

    Our attorneys have seen the best and worst of our justice system. We do what it takes to navigate you through its complexities.

  • We Will Fight For Your Constitutional Rights

    As JAGs, we swore an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. We protect your rights and fighting for your freedom.

  • Zealous & Ethical Legal Advocacy

    After serving on active duty we have since devoted ourselves to standing up for fellow servicemembers and South Carolina citizens.