When serving in the military there are many things that can trigger your separation from the Armed Forces. While most of the time this will simply be the end of your enlistment contract, there are other situations where your military career is cut short. When this occurs, the military will often refer the case to a military separation or discharge board, which will go over the details of the situation to determine whether involuntary separation from active duty is warranted.
There are several different types of military separation boards depending on the facts and circumstances of the servicemember in question. If you have been notified by your command that you are the subject of a separation or discharge board, the following should help you understand what to be prepared for:
Whenever appearing before any type of military separation board, you have a right to legal representation. Our team has years of experience successfully representing clients in front of all types of boards. We will work directly with you to determine the best possible outcome in your situation, and help fight for your rights. Please contact Military Justice Attorneys to schedule a consultation and learn more about what we can do for you.