Can we get his remains without paying thousands of dollars? The funeral home put his cremains in an underground vault with about 50 others. My husband and his little brother were 13y and 10y when their dad died and never knew what happened to his ashes. Their father was divorced from their mother.... View More
As the next of kin, your husband has the right to claim his father's cremains. You should not have to pay thousands of dollars to claim them, especially if the cremation was already paid for. Contact the funeral home to request the release of the cremains; they may require proof of...View More
I have a Court Order from Oklahoma for immediate genetic testing of the father of my child. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner System has a DNA test on file that was apart of a Criminal Investigation involving myself, the father and the child included on the court order. I have received the redacted... View More
This depends on the terms of your divorce decree. Usually, alimony stops upon her remarriage. However, the division of your military pension is not alimony. It is part of your property division. Those terms would not change upon her remarriage. you should have an attorney review your decree and...View More
It does not. The military is a "command driven system," in that the commander (with the advice of his legal advisor/Judge Advocate) can use the other tools in his tool box for punishment and correction (non-judicial punishment, counseling, letter of reprimand, administrative separation, etc.).
This girl had her and a few of her friends call animal control and make false accusations against me because I no longer wanted to be her friends and she is now trying to make my animals and my life hell. What can I do?
As long as the MPO has expired, and you have not received a new one, then there is no MPO in place. However, it wouldn't be wise to make contact with the protected person, as that often leads to a new report of harassment/stalking/abuse and another MPO.
After filing the divorce both parties submitted documents. We had a scheduled mediation I was unable to attend because I got deployed for 10months, now I’m back and don’t know who I contact or if I have to start all over from the beginning?
I realize timing is everything. I know I retired during a bad time for the Federal govt & the veterans retirement system, that is, between 2008 & 2015, when there was not a Streamlined, one-stop process for honorable & medically retired personnel.
Yikes! Due to the sums involved, it is highly recommended that you contact an attorney that specializes in military law and/or military disability claims. Since the VA and DoD are not known for their transparency or efficiency, I suspect that something can be done legally.
Colorado does allow marriage for minors (under 18) if either: (1) custodial parent(s) of the minor formally consent or (2) via judicial approval if the minor does not have any legal parent. Be aware that the consent must be signed and part of the marriage filing.
I was notified of separation from active duty in the US Army as result of the 2014 Officer Separation Board (OSB) for Majors. The reason listed on my DD-214 states AR 600-8-24, Chapter 5. However, there is nothing in that chapter whatsoever that details separation for officers in good standing.... View More
You question is reasonable and very clear (a rarity). Unfortunately, I am not aware of any lawyers at Justia that have extensive knowledge of military law (98% of all law schools don't offer classes on military law). You can try Avvo (again, lawyers familiar with military law a few and far...View More
There are quite a number of cases going on to do with on-line activity such as this. Whether he ultimately gets in trouble or not, it's not healthy for your relationship and his commanders may not look at him as a good Soldier/ so it might affect his career.
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