Sexual Assault Under Article 120 UCMJ

Military Sexual Assault Defense Lawyer

If you are facing sexual assault accusations under Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), time is of the essence. It is absolutely imperative to discuss your options with an experienced military defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Attorney Patrick J. McLain is a former USMC defense attorney, court martial trial judge, and federal prosecutor. He has seen a variety of sexual assault cases and is fully prepared to defend you against any allegations.

Contact our law office today at (214) 761-6550 to schedule a confidential consultation.

Article 120 UCMJ Offenses

There are many possible offenses under Article 120 of the UCMJ.

They can be classified underthe following main categories:

  • Sexual assault of a child, including rape of a child, sexual abuse of a child, and other child sex crimes
  • Rape
  • Aggravated sexual assault, including homosexual assault
  • Indecent acts or liberties, including indecent liberty with a child, sodomy and even improper/proscribed relations between seniors and subordinates (fraternization)
  • Indecent exposure

Access to an Extensive Network of Experts

Expert opinions are vital in sex crime cases. We have access to an extensive network of experts, including forensic psychologists, DNA experts, private investigators, toxicologists, and experts in false allegations/false confessions. We work with these experts to develop a strong and compelling defense.

Our clients want to protect their careers, their reputations and their freedom. They know that registration as a sex offender can greatly impact their future, resulting in a terrible stigma wherever they choose to live or work.

Your future and your honor are worth fighting for. During his more than 30 years of practice, Patrick J. McLain has defended service members against all types of sexual assault charges in countless courts martial. You can trust him to bring a strong defense on your behalf.

Strong Negotiation Skills

Whenever possible, we will fight to have the charges against you reduced and to keep you off the sex offender registry. For example, we have been able to negotiate rape charges down to reprimand for adultery and sexual assault charges down to simple assault. While we may not be able to secure these results in every case, we will do all we can to obtain positive results.

If you are serious about your career and are willing to fight hard to win your case, we will be there by your side. Call our military criminal defense lawyer at (214) 761-6550 to schedule an initial consultation. You may also send us an e-mail.

Client Reviews

  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law Always made me feel as though I was his most important client, and was knowledgeable on all subjects.
  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law Passionate about his work and devoted to doing the best job.
  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law Mr. McLain not only saw me through the roughest time of my life but he saved my career.
  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law He assured me that he would take care of me and prove my innocence, and that he did.
  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law Thanks to him I am now able to get on with my life.
  • Patrick J. McLain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law Professional and extremely ethical, outstanding lawyer. Choose him and you can’t go wrong!
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