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The Attorney’s at Capovilla & Williams have represented hundreds and hundreds of service members falsely accused of sexual assault. Our attorneys have worked sexual assault allegations in nearly all 50 states, on 6 different continents, and in all 5 branches of the Armed Forces.

Sexual Assault Defense

The attorneys at Capovilla & Williams have been litigating domestic violence cases in the military for the past decade. We are ready to defend you against false allegations of domestic violence. We know the right experts to talk to, the right questions to ask, and we know how to cross examine your accuser.

Domestic Violence

Service Members call us every week and ask one basic question: “Is my career over because I popped hot?” The answer to this question is a resounding no! The Attorneys at Capovilla and Williams have represented hundreds of service members accused of wrongfully using drugs.

Military Drug Crimes

The Attorneys at Capovilla & Williams have successfully represented Service Members of all ranks and backgrounds in BAH and Travel Fraud cases. It is not uncommon for active duty service members or reservists to make innocent mistakes in their voucher claims or be told wrong information from finance of DFAS employees.

BAH Fraud

Robert F. Capovilla

During his time as a military justice practitioner, Robert has received praise from clients and military officials alike as one of the most talented and charismatic trial attorneys working in the field today. Robert has been described by senior military attorneys and military judges as, “the best trial lawyer I have seen in my 18 years as a military attorney,” “an absolute natural in the courtroom,” and, “an exceptional advocate who is cool and calm under pressure.” Robert has earned a national reputation as one of the very best military sexual assault defense attorneys in the country. Robert has worked thousands of sexual assault allegations all over the United States, in 6 different continents, and in each of the 5 branches of the Armed Forces.

Mickey S. Williams

As an Army Ranger, Mickey Williams knows how to fight for what he believes in. The same discipline, work ethic and tenacity that drove Mickey as a war fighter is what drives him in the courtroom today as a passionate and devoted military justice defense attorney. As a trial attorney, Mickey has been described as a “rock star with an uncanny ability to relate to his audience with vivid and convincing story telling.” After a recent case, Mickey was told by a veteran military judge that his closing argument was “the best I’ve ever seen, and I’ve been doing this a long time.” In describing Mickey’s trial skills, a fellow colleague simply stated: “You can’t teach what he can do.”

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How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

Let us say it right now – the opening statement is the most important moment of a sexual assault case. Let me repeat that – the opening statement is the most important moment in a sexual assault case. Studies have shown that over 80 percent of jurors make their minds up about a case after opening statements. Panel members will make their minds up during that statement whether to like you or you attorney. They will make their minds up at that moment whether to support the prosecutor or root for you. The opening statement is you story. It is your attorney’s opportunity to turn the tide of the war and honestly and justly stand up to the Government. In this video Robert discusses how approaches opening statements in sex assault cases and the importance of credibility with the panels. If you are accused of sexual assault call us today. We can help.

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Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Mickey and Robert breakdown the different stages of the courts-martial process from the investigation all the way through trial. We discuss the investigation, the Article 32 hearing, and the referral of charges process in detail to help you understand what you can expect if your case goes to trial. We also discuss when you can expect to be given discovery rights and what to do if charges are preferred against you. The process is foreign and often very scary to the service members who call our office. You might know how to breakdown a weapons system or track an enemy, but the legal process is a huge question mark to you. This is understandable. We hope this video is helpful and please feel free to reach out to us directly if you have any further questions about the process.

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How to Cross Examine Witnesses in a Sexual Assault Case

How to Cross Examine Witnesses in a Sexual Assault Case

You and your attorney are sitting in court. The judge is behind his bench. The jury is in their box. The prosecutor is sitting no more than 10 feet away from you hellbent on sending you to jail. Then the moment comes, your accuser, the complaining witness takes the stand. Does your attorney know how cross examine him/her? Does your attorney know what do if she starts to cry? What if she changes her story on the stand? Will your attorney be able to capitalize on the lies she has told about you? Trial is battle and battle can be chaotic. Make sure you have a trial team ready to handle the fight. In this video Mickey and I discuss how to effectively cross examine witnesses in a sexual assault case and why it is so important to execute when all the pressure is on. If you are facing sexual assault allegations call us today. We can help.

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How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

Let us say it right now – the opening statement is the most important moment of a sexual assault case. Let me repeat that – the opening statement is the most important moment in a sexual assault case. Studies have shown that over 80 percent of jurors make their minds up about a case after opening statements. Panel members will make their minds up during that statement whether to like you or you attorney. They will make their minds up at that moment whether to support the prosecutor or root for you. The opening statement is you story. It is your attorney’s opportunity to turn the tide of the war and honestly and justly stand up to the Government. In this video Robert discusses how approaches opening statements in sex assault cases and the importance of credibility with the panels. If you are accused of sexual assault call us today. We can help.

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Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Mickey and Robert breakdown the different stages of the courts-martial process from the investigation all the way through trial. We discuss the investigation, the Article 32 hearing, and the referral of charges process in detail to help you understand what you can expect if your case goes to trial. We also discuss when you can expect to be given discovery rights and what to do if charges are preferred against you. The process is foreign and often very scary to the service members who call our office. You might know how to breakdown a weapons system or track an enemy, but the legal process is a huge question mark to you. This is understandable. We hope this video is helpful and please feel free to reach out to us directly if you have any further questions about the process.

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What I Need to Know About Military Discharges

What I Need to Know About Military Discharges

What types of discharges are on the table in a military separation board? What types of discharge can I receive at a courts-martial? Is there a difference? In this video, Mickey and Robert discuss the difference in discharges between a separation board and a courts-martial. We educate the viewers on the difference between a punitive discharge and an administrative discharge. If you are facing a discharge or if you have questions about the discharge process call us today. We can help!

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What is at Stake if You are Accused of Domestic Violence

What is at Stake if You are Accused of Domestic Violence

What happens to your career if your wife, girlfriend, or significant other accuses of domestic violence? Do you automatically lose your right to bear arms? How do you defend against such a baseless allegation? In this video, Mickey and Robert discuss the ins-and-outs of domestic violence allegations in the military. We talk about your right to bear arms and what may happen if you are in fact convicted of a domestic violence charge in a military court. The stakes are high in domestic violence cases and experience matters. Call us today if you need to speak to someone about an allegation. We can help.

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How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

How to Win Your Sexual Assault Case in an Opening Statement

Let us say it right now – the opening statement is the most important moment of a sexual assault case. Let me repeat that – the opening statement is the most important moment in a sexual assault case. Studies have shown that over 80 percent of jurors make their minds up about a case after opening statements. Panel members will make their minds up during that statement whether to like you or you attorney. They will make their minds up at that moment whether to support the prosecutor or root for you. The opening statement is you story. It is your attorney’s opportunity to turn the tide of the war and honestly and justly stand up to the Government. In this video Robert discusses how approaches opening statements in sex assault cases and the importance of credibility with the panels. If you are accused of sexual assault call us today. We can help.

read more
Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Understand the Courts-Martial Process from A-Z

Mickey and Robert breakdown the different stages of the courts-martial process from the investigation all the way through trial. We discuss the investigation, the Article 32 hearing, and the referral of charges process in detail to help you understand what you can expect if your case goes to trial. We also discuss when you can expect to be given discovery rights and what to do if charges are preferred against you. The process is foreign and often very scary to the service members who call our office. You might know how to breakdown a weapons system or track an enemy, but the legal process is a huge question mark to you. This is understandable. We hope this video is helpful and please feel free to reach out to us directly if you have any further questions about the process.

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