Q: How do I get my law firm access to my dd14 when the firm and I are in different states?
A: If you need to get your law firm access to a DD Form 214 (often just referred to as "DD214"), which is the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, you have several options. You could physically mail a copy or securely email a scanned copy if digital transmission is acceptable to the law firm. Some law firms may have secure client portals where you can upload sensitive documents. If the document needs to be notarized or verified in some way, you could arrange that in your local jurisdiction before sending it. It's essential to consult with the firm about the most secure and appropriate way to transmit this sensitive document, especially if you're in different states. Make sure to follow any specific instructions given by the law firm to ensure that you're in compliance with any applicable rules or guidelines.
A: To provide your law firm with access to your DD Form 214 (often referred to as a DD214), which is the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, you can either mail them a physical copy or, if you're comfortable, scan and email a digital version. If you don't have a copy, you can request one through the National Archives' eVetRecs system. Ensure that you securely share such sensitive documents and verify the firm's methods for handling and storing personal information.
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