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Taking a Pretrial Agreement or Plea Bargain

By Capovilla & Williams |

Our team of experienced military defense lawyers gets many questions about whether it’s best to negotiate and accept a pretrial agreement that’s been proposed  by the government, or go to trial to seek the best resolution to your legal issue. The simple answer is that it depends on a number of very important factors… Read More »

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Attorney Sean Flood Joins C & W

By Capovilla & Williams |

The team at Capovilla & Williams is very pleased to announce that attorney Sean Flood has joined the firm as a partner. A Bronze Star recipient, Sean brings over a decade of military law experience to our firm, including assignments at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Fort Campbell, as well as deployments in Afghanistan and… Read More »

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The Purpose and Impact of Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations in Military Cases

By Capovilla & Williams |

In many cases alleging sexual assault in the military, the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) plays an important role in establishing guilt or innocence.  This post will discuss the purpose, process, and impact of a SAFE on sex assault cases in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. The purpose of a SAFE… Read More »

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Role of Preliminary Hearing in Military Sexual Assault Cases

By Capovilla & Williams |

If you are a military service member and accused of sexual assault you most certainly will be facing a general court-martial.  This means that you are entitled to a preliminary hearing called an Article 32 hearing. The law provides: “No charge or specification may be referred to a general court-martial for trial until completion… Read More »

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Capovilla & Williams Earn Full Acquittal for Veteran of U.S. Army

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Good Morning, Friends, Very proud to announce that Capovilla & Williams earned a full acquittal yesterday in a General-Courts Martial in the United States Army. Our client was an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Army, a husband, and a father. He was initially accused by several different accusers of inappropriate touching. After a motions… Read More »

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Unjust Military Accusations Against Serviceman

By Capovilla & Williams |

This week I had a client arrested for violating a military protective order because his attorney had a court ordered divorce mediation with the accuser’s attorney. During the mediation his accuser demanded $16k and my client refused to pay. Thirty minutes later, he was arrested at gunpoint while in his home, still on the… Read More »

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Charges Dropped in Sexual Crimes Case in Military

By Capovilla & Williams |

Good Morning, Friends, I became a military defense attorney because I passionately believed that our Service Members were being falsely accused of sex crimes at an alarming rate. I saw innocent men and women lose their careers over baseless allegations and I could not stand it. I recently represented a Warrant Officer who was accused… Read More »

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Mickey Williams as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Georgia

By Capovilla & Williams |

For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Mickey Williams of Capovilla & Williams in Woodstock has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Georgia, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this exclusive… Read More »

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Robert Capovilla as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Georgia

By Capovilla & Williams |

For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Robert Capovilla of Capovilla & Williams in Woodstock has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Georgia, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this exclusive… Read More »

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What Does Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Mean?

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We all know the saying, “proof beyond a reasonable doubt.” We have heard it in movies, on TV shows, and in popular culture. But what does it actually mean? In this video Mickey and Robert discuss what beyond a reasonable means and how it’s important in your case. They also discuss the definition of… Read More »

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