Category Archives: Our Firm

Contacting a Lawyer – The Difference Between Free Initial Consultation and Free Legal Advice

Many law firms, including ours, offer free initial consultations. People sometimes mistake “free initial consultation” as meaning “free legal advice.” Free initial consultation with a lawyer is not the same as free legal advice. As lawyers handling criminal or [...]

Senior Military Officer has Sexual Assault Court-Martial Case Dismissed and Dropped During Trial (UCMJ Article 120)

Recently, a senior military officer defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens had the sexual assault of a minor court-martial case he faced dismissed and dropped by the military in the middle of trial (UCMJ Article 120) When the allegations were made, the senior officer cl [...]

Senior Military Officer Retires Honorably, at Highest Rank, after Officer Grade Determination (OGD)

Recently, a senior military officer defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens who had previously received a disputed administrative disciplinary action retired honorably from the military, at the highest rank he held. Because this was an administrative case, there are Priv [...]

Larceny and Fraudulent PCS Voucher Allegations Dropped

Recently, a military officer defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens who was accused of, and investigated for, alleged larceny (UCMJ Article 121), fraudulent PCS vouchers (UCMJ Article 132), and false official statements (UCMJ Article 107) had the case against him dropped and [...]

Two Enlisted Military Members have Sexual Assault Cases Dropped (UCMJ Article 120)

Recently, two enlisted military members defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.) had the sexual assault cases they faced dropped by the military before court-martial charges were preferred against them (UCMJ Article 12 [...]

Military Noncommissioned Officer Has Assault and Sexual Harassment Court-Martial Case Dropped

Recently, a military noncommissioned officer (NCO) defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.) had the assault and sexual harassment court-martial case he faced dropped by the military. The client was accused of assau [...]

Military Noncommissioned Officer Has Sexual Assault Court-Martial Case Dropped (UCMJ Article 120)

Recently, a military noncommissioned officer (NCO) defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.) had the sexual assault court-martial case he faced dropped by the military (UCMJ Article 120). The client was accused of s [...]

We Are Excited To Announce W. Shane Cohen Has Associated With Our Firm

The Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C. is excited and honored to announce that retired Air Force trial judge W. Shane Cohen has associated with our firm in an "of counsel" capacity. He joins founding attorney Richard V. Stevens and “of counsel” atto [...]

Court-Martial Case Dropped Against Senior Field Grade Military Officer

Recently, a senior field grade military officer defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.) had his case that began as an anticipated general court-martial trial dropped, and low-level administrative discipline was issued [...]

Junior Enlisted Military Member Has Sexual Assault Court-Martial Case Dropped (UCMJ Article 120)

Recently, a junior enlisted military member defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens had the sexual assault court-martial case he faced dropped by the military after a pretrial motion hearing (UCMJ Article 120). The military client was accused of, and investigated for, alle [...]