Although Colorado State laws and the uniform code of military justice (UCMJ) are clear, things can become confusing if you are a military service member charged with both military and civilian charges, or if you are a civilian charged with a crime on a military installation. With decades of experience in the Colorado Springs area, the Law Office of Murphy and Price’s legal team is experienced in defending military services members in Article 15 charges, court-martial charges, and federal charges as well as in civilian court. Additionally, we are well-versed in immigration and military defense.

Tune into our military lawyer blog to learn everything you need to know about military and civilian legal defense in the military setting. For all of your military legal defense needs, contact our law offices today!

  1. 4 Reasons to Get a Military Defense Lawyer

    If you have been charged with a crime while serving in the military, it is important to have an experienced military defense lawyer to help you with your case. At Murphy & Price LLP, our mission is to ensure that you have the military defense lawyer you need. That’s why below we’re sharing four reasons why you should consider a military lawyer. Have a question? Contact us today! Knowledge …Read More

  2. Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire Your Own Criminal Defense Lawyer When Facing Military Charges

    First things first, from our entire law office, thank you for your service. If you are reading this post, it means that you are serving (or have a loved one who is serving) and are facing punitive action. At the Law Office of Murphy and Price, we have dedicated the last few decades to providing criminal defense to the service members and their family members stationed in and around Colorado Spring…Read More

  3. Colorado Recreational Use Laws Frequently Asked Questions for Service Members

    Colorado’s recreational marijuana use laws have made our beautiful state an even more desirable place to visit. The first place in the nation to make recreational marijuana sales and consumption completely legal, not knowing all the facts can get connoisseurs in some real legal trouble. Yes, any person over the age of 21 can legally purchase marijuana in any form for any purpose, and consume it.…Read More

  4. Understanding Military Vs Civilian Jurisdiction

    Many people can easily understand that military service members arrested on military property will be arrested by military police and tried in the military judicial system. And, civilians arrested on the civilian property will be arrested by civilian law enforcement and tried in the local or federal court system. However, the understanding gets a little muddled when a service member is accused of …Read More

  5. What You Need To Know About Court Martials

    Are you in the military? If so, are you facing a legal situation where you need the experience of a military lawyer? When charged with a crime, being in the military can be just as detrimental to your life as being a civilian who is convicted of a crime. If you are facing legal troubles, then our military lawyers can help you get your life back. No one is exempt from the law, even in military comp…Read More

  6. Why You Should Hire a Civilian Lawyer for Your Court Martial (Part 2)

    We've already explored some of the reasons you should consider hiring a civilian military lawyer for your court martial. Here are two more very important reasons you should consider it when going to trial in the Colorado Springs area. They don't have to answer to the chain of command. JAGs are subject to answering to the military chain of command. A civilian lawyer is not. That might put your mind…Read More

  7. Why You Should Hire a Civilian Lawyer for Your Court Martial (Part 1)

    A court-martial is an incredibly stressful situation to be in as a member of the armed forces. You could be facing charges of desertion, insubordination, or even serious criminal charges. If you are a member of the armed forces and are facing a court-martial, you have a right to hire a civilian military lawyer to represent you. The military will provide you with a military lawyer for free, but tha…Read More

  8. Facing a General Court Martial in CO?

    In the realm of military courts, the general court-martial is the most serious of circumstances, often compared to the civilian felony due to the nature of the crimes committed as well as the potential severity of the punishments, which can include confinement, a dishonorable or bad-conduct discharge, and even death. All members of the United States Military are subject to the Uniform Code of Mili…Read More