You might want to consult with counsel familiar with these military issues as opposed to merely the criminal/DUI issues.
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You have the right to consult with a military trial defense service attorney or with private civilian counsel (you should do that again).
You can submit matters for the separation authority to consider before the separation authority makes a final decision regarding separation.
Also,if you have six years of service OR facing an Other Than Honorable (OTH) discharge you're entitled to an Administrative Separation Board.
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You need to consult with an experienced military law attorney. TDS will not assist you until you have been officially notified. The problem of course is that by the time you are officially notified, you may be less than a month away from the chapter date with little time left to prepare. No matter what, do not waive your chapter board. My firm handles administrative separation boards, or chapter boards, on a regular basis. Additional information about the process is available on my website. Feel free to give me a call to discuss your options. The consultation is free. Best of luck.
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