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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Military Law for Connecticut on
Q: want to enlist in the military, but I have a pending car accident case pending against me. Can that affect me enlisting?

It's a civil lawsuit that my insurance and it's lawyer is taking care of

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 29, 2017

You should be OK. It's not a criminal charge. Do let your lawyer and company know when you are actually enlisted. Thank you for volunteering.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Military Law for Connecticut on
Q: I have a pending lawsuit against me that my insurance taking care of. Question is, can I still enlist in the military?
Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
answered on Jun 24, 2017

Yes, having a car accident case pending is no reason you cannot enlist in the military. Presumably the pending lawsuit is for negligence while operating a motor vehicle.

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Q: when do ucmj have jurisdiction over a crime
Patrick Korody
Patrick Korody
answered on Feb 21, 2017

For the active duty component - 24/7, anywhere in the world. For reserves/national guard, the member must be on orders or in a drilling status. There are many nuances with jurisdiction, but those are the basics.

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