Category Archives: DUI & Military Issues

Issues impacting accused offenders serving in the armed forces.

Active Duty DUI? What Law Applies?

If you get an Active Duty DUI charge what law applies and where will you be punished?  This article (which owes a nod to John Hunsucker and the Hunsuker Legal Group, NCDD Winter Session 2015) explores where your case will be heard and what law applies. The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) applies to…
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Do You Face A Military OVI Charge?

Do you face a military OVI?  The consequences of an OVI while serving active duty in the military can be devastating: dishonorable discharge, rank reduction, pay deduction, loss of security clearance, fines and jail time and mandatory military counseling sessions and potential exclusion from some sensitive operations.  Military regulations often subject its members to enhanced…
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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DUI Arrest?

What do I do if I have a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DUI (drunk driving) arrest? My practice is proud to serve the military community in and around Wright-Patterson A.F.B..  One of the recurring questions we get from military personnel is whether or not a federal or out-of-state DUI can be used to enhance a DUI…
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Military DUI: FAQ’s For Active Duty Soldiers Who Face A DUI Charge

If you are an active duty soldier and receive a military DUI (drunk driving) charge, you may face civilian DUI penalties or military DUI punishment.  This article will describe what military penalties are available and under what circumstances they are invoked. For information about DUI in the civilian courts, click on the appropriate category of the Ohio DUI Blog. Who…
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Arrested at Wright-Patterson AFB?

WE CAN HELP IF YOU ARE ARRESTED ON BASE We have a former J.A.G. officer on staff to help with military DUI/OVI cases.  Located conveniently near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Charles M. Rowland II has successfully represented active-duty military, contractors, and civilian employees for over 15 years.  He knows how to deal with issues of…
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