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Staff Judge Advocate



(1) To be treated with fairness and respect for the victim's dignity and privacy.

(2) To be reasonably protected from the accused.

(3) To be notified of any decision to dispose of an allege offense at court-martial, NJP or ADSEP proceedings.

(4) To be present at all public court-martial, NJP, and ADSEP proceedings, unless the court or legal advisor, after receiving clear and convincing evidence, determines that testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at the proceeding.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present.

(5) To be reasonably heard at any public proceeding involving release, plea, sentencing, or parole of the accused.  This right does not obligate the government to pay for expenses incurred by the victim to be present. 

(6) To confer with the attorney for the Government in the case. 

(7) To receive information about the conviction, sentence, confinement, and release of the accused. 

(8) To be notified of the apprehension of an accused, the initial appearance of an accused before a military judge, the release of the accused pending court-martial, any escape of the accuse, and the time and location of any trial, NJP, or ADSEP proceedings (including entry of guilty pleas and sentencing).

(9) To proceeding free from unreasonable delay.

(10) To receive available restitution.


Frequently Called Numbers
Staff Judge Advocate (504) 697-8360
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (504) 697-8392
4th Marine Division Judge Advocate (504) 697-8315
4th Marine Air Wing Judge Advocate (504) 697-8389
4th Marine Logistics Judge Advocate (504) 697-8389
Force Headquarters Group Judge Advocate (504) 697-8389
Headquarters Battalion Judge Advocate (504) 697-8315
Marine Forces Reserve Legal Chief (504) 697-8394
Marine Forces Reserve Legal Clerk (504) 697-8370
Administrative Separations (504) 697-9890
Marine Forces South SJA (504) 697-8361
Marine Forces South NCOIC (504) 697-8367

Link:  The Secretary of Defense's memo of integrity of the Military Justice Process



MARADMIN 314/00 Transitional Compensation for Abused Family Members
MARADMIN 398/04 Transitional Compensation for Abused Family Members
MARADMIN 202/06 Transitional Compensation for Abused Family Members (TCAFM)