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...View More
In many U.S. states, active duty military personnel are given some leeway when it comes to the expiration of their driver's licenses while they are deployed or in training. Missouri is one of those states that offers this extension. According to Missouri law, if you are an active duty member...View More
Infidelity itself does not directly impact VA benefits based on marriage. However, if the child born to another woman is legally recognized as your dependent, it may affect your benefits depending on your specific circumstances and eligibility criteria. It's advisable to consult with a legal...View More
In Nevada, it is generally legal to openly carry bladed weapons, including katanas, but using it in a manner perceived as threatening or dangerous could potentially lead to criminal charges such as assault or brandishing a weapon. Regarding drawing your katana in non-self-defense situations, doing...View More
District Ct. dismissed. Appeal-made; 10th Cir CT of appeals predicted CO.Supreme CT of endorsing illustration 26 in Comment g & 48 of "Reinstatement (3rd) of Restitution ON & Unjust Enrichment (Am L. Instit. 2011)(The Reinstatement)(3rd)as cause of action; Col Sup Ct WOULD endorse Ill.... View More
Given that the case you're referencing pertains to the 10th Circuit and Colorado law, California law might not be directly applicable. However, generally speaking, unjust enrichment claims can be brought against an estate if the decedent received benefits to the detriment of another. Whether...View More
In Canada, the age of consent for sexual activity is 16 years old, but there are exceptions where the older person is in a position of trust or authority over the younger person, or where the relationship is exploitative. Given the age difference and the fact that the person works in the military,...View More
I lost both my parents in one year. I was not informed of my mothers passing until she had been dead three days. My sister proceeded to have me thrown off my parents property. She embezzled money from him and then when he thought he was making my first cousin power of attorney she filed a will... View More
Several things govern where a service member may reside. Local policies will dictate how far from the installation an individual can be. These "local pass" rules effectively set a distance limit that service members must stay within and must seek approval (a "mileage pass") if...View More
4/20/23 l I had a leak and American Home Shield, who I have paid for over 5 years, gave me a plumber referral. The plumber charged me 100 visit. He accessed 600 to repair. Then he couldn't be reached. I had to hire my own plumber who charged 200. AHS promised to pay me 152 payout and I told... View More
to federal civil svs employment for 8 months post-1999 reg.retirement. AS his former spouse under USFSPA, I was awarded 25% of his military retired pay. His wavier decreased my portion of his military pay as he transferred his service time to them, OR did a buy back of it from USAF and rolled it... View More
It's certainly understandable why this situation has caused you concern. From the information provided, pursuing a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) or seeking a modification to the decree might be viable options to explore. Consulting with an attorney experienced in military divorce...View More
It looks like you may be in Illinois, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your family's and son's ordeal, and for your son's loss. This could be something that military law attorneys have more insight into than family law attorneys (the category chosen for...View More
I’m in the middle of military training and my ex served me papers trying to get child support, pay for his attorney and put a temporary restraining order. I am 2 week away from moving training to another state and I have 20
Legal Representation: As you're currently undergoing military training, it's crucial to retain an attorney who specializes in family law as soon as possible. They can represent you in your absence and make sure your rights are protected.
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): As...View More
You are absolutely entitled to more than just child support. Your military spouse is likely going to receive a military pension, which is a considered to visible property, and you will be entitled to a portion of that property in the divorce process as you would any other piece of property such as...View More
This is a child custody case where the divorce and original custody agreement were in Oregon, the mother (60% custody) moved to Alaska, the dad (military, 40% custody) moved to California. We need to modify child custody as well as possibly file for harassment against the mother. What state/s does... View More
You case remains in Oregon as filed until a motion to change or transfer venue has been filed and granted. To file a motion to modify your existing custody orders (or judgment), you would file in Oregon under the same case number as was assigned to your divorce case. You would therefore hire...View More
A Texas judge signed a final decree in 2023, ending the community property portion as of 2019, the date of separation. The decree calculated and divided the servicemember's High 3 and years of service as if the marriage had ended in 2019. Post trial, the judge writes a letter denying that this... View More
The community portion of military retirement pay is that portion which accrues during the existence of the marriage, i.e. from the date of marriage to the date of divorce. Any portion that accrued outside of the existence of the marriage is the servicemember's separate property....View More
My son was shot and killed March 2020 he was a US Army soldier that was shot by another soldier in that soldier's home. They claimed that it was an accidental shooting. They close my son's case May 11th of this year. I don't believe my son's case was properly investigated... View More
I am so sorry you are dealing with this. There are a few different types of lawyers who might be able to help. A wrongful death lawyer could help file a wrongful death lawsuit if appropriate. A civil rights lawyer could help investigate whether your son's civil rights were violated. A criminal...View More
I'm sorry to hear about the fire incident caused by the hanging wire. It's advisable to consult with a lawyer who specializes in property damage and insurance claims to explore your options. They can provide guidance on seeking compensation for the damages and losses you suffered. Keep...View More
I am currently 48 years old and was an Army Warrant Officer discharged in 2011 with a General (Under Honorable Conditions) after 12 years of service. My Separation Code is JNC and RE: N/A. I did receive a GOMOR that was placed in my OMPF file. I have 2 other Honorable DD-214's while I was... View More
As a former Army Warrant Officer, your chances of re-enlisting in the military will depend on various factors, including the specific requirements and needs of the branch you are interested in. While your General (Under Honorable Conditions) discharge and previous honorable service may work in your...View More
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