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Administration Practice Areas

Beyond the “usual” types of actions that a military member may be facing, a great number of other legal challenges can arise when a command takes some action against a member.

It would be impossible to identify and list them all.However, Mike Coco is ready to talk about your unique circumstances to determine if you can use experienced military defense attorney help. Please e-mail or call if you believe you may have a potential issues that you need help with resolving.

  • These are procedures to discharge military members for a variety of reasons including disciplinary infractions, medical issues, mental health issues, failure to meet weight standards, and poor performance.
  • All services have procedures in place to correct errors or injustices in military member records.
  • Commanders may direct internal unit investigations for a variety of reasons to include disciplinary problems, allegations of sexual harassment, or violations of regulations.
  • These are administrative boards to determine if rated personnel can continue to perform flying duties.
  • All services have procedures in place to determine if members with illnesses or injuries can continue to perform military duties.
  • Commanders may deny re-enlistment to members with unsatisfactory duty performance or disciplinary issues.
  • Unlike a reprimand for UCMJ violations, commanders and supervisors can use these tools to document and correct performance deficiencies or failure to meet standards.
  • Senior officers face unique consequences when faced with any type of judicial or administrative corrective tool or removal from a command position.

The notable cases and other experience noted on this website are representative samples of past cases. However, nothing in this website should be construed as a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the results of any particular future case. Each case is dependent on different facts, and therefore, no one can predict the outcome of any particular case.

The information on this website is for informational purposes only. Nothing on any page of this website, e-mails, or any other form of communication is intended as, nor should be taken as, legal advice. This information on this website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship, and receipt or viewing of information, does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.

Law Office of Michael J. Coco, P.A. is owned by Attorney Michael J. Coco. He is a member in good standing of the State Bar of California and has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces