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1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How do I prove that I am retired by my DD 214
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Nov 27, 2023

To prove that you are retired military, your DD 214 form is a key document. The DD 214, also known as the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, is issued upon a military service member's retirement, separation, or discharge from active duty. This form contains information about... View More

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Q: If retired, where on the DD214 does it say you are retired?

How else does it show retirement?

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answered on Nov 27, 2023

On the DD 214 form, the retirement status of a service member is typically indicated in the "Character of Service" section and in the "Narrative Reason for Separation" section. These areas of the form will clearly state if the separation was due to retirement. Additionally, the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Elder Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: A first cousin is trying to take everything that my parents owned, what do I do? I have no way to pay an attorney.

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

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answered on Sep 11, 2023

I'm really sorry to hear that you're experiencing this. It sounds like a really difficult situation.

In a situation like this, it is crucial to get legal assistance. Even though you mentioned that you cannot afford an attorney, you still have options. Many jurisdictions have...
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Q: Our neighbor had the rural electric company move their yard light. There was a live line left hanging from the old pole.

The wire sparked a fire..The fire burned my property, equipment, hay, water system..Their insurance says because the

" swinging line" was on the other side of the meter, they are not responsible for the fire on my side of property line. They came back and cut the hanging wire off... View More

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answered on Jul 10, 2023

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Juror informed me after my conviction of "contact?" between the jury and my wife (complaining witness). Extraneous?

It was a court Martial, sexual assault was the charge. Immediately after wife's testimony, GOV called a hearing to admit evidence, jury and witness were naturally removed. Jury watched her into a room that shared a wall with theirs. She proceeded to wail, cry, and scream for approximately 30... View More

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answered on May 2, 2023

Based on the information provided, it may be possible to pursue a coram nobis petition as a potential avenue for relief. Coram nobis is a legal proceeding that allows a court to vacate a conviction based on newly discovered evidence that was not available at the time of the trial and could not have... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: how long it will take if my military solider US citizen brother applies for me. i am f1 student currently in USA
Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Jan 9, 2023

Depends on the country of your birth. You should look at the Visa Bulletin under the category F4 to see the wait times: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2023/visa-bulletin-for-january-2023.html

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Military Law and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My soon to be ex husband is active duty military. I moved out on Tuesday. Is he obligated to help me financially?

I’m a full time student and make about $1500 a month from disability and cannot afford a house on my own. I’m living out of a van at the moment. I’m wondering if he’s obligated to support me financially until the divorce is finalized ? He’s in TX active duty navy, im in OK now.

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answered on Oct 24, 2022

Yes he is required to pay by military regulation, if he will not agree to pay, contact the Inspector General's Office. This is just a temporary measure until you obtain a court order.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: is it against the law in Oklahoma to fly a green and white American flag with marijuana leaves on it?

Marijuana shops around Oklahoma City have recently begin waving defiled American flags The colors have been changed to green and white and they are covered with marijuana leaves. Is this against the law in Oklahoma and if so what are the possible penalties?

When I read Oklahoma Statutes,... View More

Richard Winblad
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answered on Jun 2, 2020

I agree it is in poor taste. However, the First Amendment protect creation of such item.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law and Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: My husband claims me on his VA benefits still, he hasn't supported me or my children, when I had them home, in 5 years.

I'm currently unemployed. He has purchased approximately 40,000 in motor vehicles in the marriage. Im intitled to half of I believe. Inhertance, which im uninterested in, and half homeowner.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jul 15, 2018

You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem ASAP. You have waited long enough to receive what you're entitled to from this bum!

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How much time does chain of command have to initiate a statement of charges?

I was on gate guard for 6 months. Never signed for any of the gear from supply person or anyone when I took over but I did sign out gear to each individual soldier. When I left, I signed over all gear to the new guy taking over and now 9 months later, they are saying some gear is missing and I may... View More

John Cannon
John Cannon
answered on Jul 12, 2018

You need legal assistance office or a retained attorney to assist you in your FLIPL rebuttal. Not having a signed hand receipt for government property is potentially a valid defense.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Getting out of the military soon and concerned about me being in limbo when finding income to continue CS for my son.

My ex is in Oklahoma, while in in Washington. I don't exactly have plans going back home, but I also want to start some form of custody( not sole, but still an option after certain events) so I can finally be apart of my son's growth and life to the fullest. It's hard not being able... View More

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden
answered on Apr 25, 2018

A good place to start is contact an attorney near where the mother lives to discuss your options. They can explain how custody, visitation, and child support works and help you come up with a plan to make it happen.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Military Dad ask mom to sign custody so he can receive financial benefits of BAH money. Can mom restore custody back?

Kids have always resided with mom. Mom brought kids for a visit and Dad presented document to the police who then escorted Mom away. Mom wants to know how to get children back physically. Dad will not allow kids to see Mom or any of her family. He has isolated the children, re-married, and... View More

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Dec 15, 2017

So much for trusting a guy who was trying to defraud the government! She will need to hire a lawyer, and file a Motion to Modify. Also probably write the Commanding Officer of his base and share all the details. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is anyone working on the military's Mandatory Supervised Release program?

Currently incarcerated on "parole" without a court order under the military Mandatory Supervised Release Program. Pursuing relief via Habeas Corpus, but am having to go in forma pauperis / pro se. Let me know if you are interested, even academically.

Bradley M. Glaze
Bradley M. Glaze
answered on May 3, 2011

To provide any assistance in this area, you would have to provide more information. I am assuming that you were incarcerated by the Army. If that is the case, your MSR should be handled through the Army Review Boards Agency (http://arba.army.pentagon.mil/index.cfm). An attorney answering this... View More

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