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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Military Law for Florida on

Q: How can I be sure if neighbors are taking video of my where abouts and or inside my apt And on my job

I feel my Google accnt.Has fallen into the wrong hands, and how legal is to use military tactics on a person, such as extracting info while sleeping,

Kevin John Mawn answered on Sep 12, 2018

Hire an expert to scan your home for video equipment.

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Civil Litigation, Military Law and Small Claims for Florida on

Q: Hi, I bought a condominium apartment after my husband passed in Afghanistan.

Hi, I bought a condominium apartment after my husband passed in Afghanistan. He was in the Army... I had unexpected events that caused me to fall behind on the maintenance fees. I could not afford a lawyer when the lawsuit was filed against me. Now, the judge has issued a by sale date set in April.... Read more »

Andy Wayne Williamson answered on Jan 10, 2018

First step is to consult with a Foreclosure defense attorney from the county where the condo is located.

The attorney needs to review the Foreclosure paperwork. Then he or she can give you options on what can be done.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Military Law for Florida on

Q: Will my naturalization be denied due to breaking the law when I was under 18? Can I reapply if I join the military?

I have recently applied for naturalization and have been a green card holder for 11 years. When I was 14 I was caught shoplifting and did a diversion program which led to my charges to be dismissed. When I was 16 I was falsely arrested for battery on a police officer which is a felony. We fought... Read more »

Hector E. Quiroga answered on Sep 25, 2017

Thank you for your question.

You need to consult with an immigration attorney, but it sounds like the charges were dropped. Without knowing all the details in the case, however, it is really hard to tell what the impact on your application would be. It is likely that it would have none,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for Florida on

Q: Can I join the military?

I am a 17 year old male on a felony probation for lead molestation (not a registered sex offender). I get off probation at the age of 19 and my felony clears at the age of 24.

Richard Hornsby answered on Jul 18, 2017

It would be up to the military branch you are seeking to join. Candidly, I think you would have difficulty joining.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: An Air Force Airman had injunctions denied by a judge falsely accusing me of harassment & tried to get me fired.

Had a relationship with an Airman. When I couldn't move fast enough for her she married some1 else. When I told her that I wanted to move up w/her she stopped comm. Tried to communicate with her and she accused me of harassing her. I was questioned and when she saw my statement she reconnected... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 5, 2017

It appears that her efforts to get you in trouble with the authorities, and to get you fired, did not work. So what is your question

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law and Health Care Law for Florida on

Q: Boyfriend misdiagnosed with autism as a young child wants to join military, any way to remove diagnosis from records?

He was misdiagnosed when he was 13, and was really only diagnosed so his family could receive the scholarships. Unfortunately, this disqualifies him from the military, which has been his dream all his life. The doctor who misdiagnosed him is most likely not practicing anymore, and it would be... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 2, 2017

What he needs, in my opinion, is a letter from a doctor, preferably a specialist in the field of autism, to the effect that the previous diagnosis was erroneous, and hopefully explaining why.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: MILITARY / UCMJ QUESTION If a sailor is found guilty of a charge in a general court martial, and handed a NO punishment

sentence by jurors that had the option to reduce rank and/or take away frocking... Is NAVPERS (without referral or request by sailor's command) authorized to withhold advancement in respects to rank?

Incident occurred & investigation in 2009 when Sailor was E6

Frocked to E7 in 2009... Read more »

Keith Petrochko answered on Feb 28, 2016

Military attorneys generally do not participate on this website. I suggest you contact your local JAG office as soon as possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Consumer Law and Military Law for Florida on

Q: Bought car, previous owner has yet to get me the title after 7 months. Car tags are expired and needs to be registered

Myself and the previous owner are both currently active duty in the Navy. He transferred to Japan soon after the car loan was placed under my name. I am supposed to transfer in December myself and I cannot receive travel pay until I give my car tag numbers in my transfer package. The tags that are... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 15, 2015

Hire a private attorney and file a lawsuit.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: Do CFR apply to Military bases with Exclusive Jurisdiction? i.e. 41 CFR 102-74.385 with Federal Civilian Police

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 10, 2015

In order to answer this question I would have to do research.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: Does United States Code TITLE 10 > Subtitle E > PART II > CHAPTER 1221 > § 12682 aply to Regular Active Army soilders?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 10, 2015

You asked this question many years ago. Military lawyers do not answer questions here as far as I know. When you have legal questions it is always best to go see an attorney who handles those types of matters.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: Is 18 U.S.C. 1382 a felony? tresspass on a military facility.

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 9, 2015

Perhaps.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: If my only son joins the u.s. armed forces, will he be sent to battle?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 9, 2015

Perhaps.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: I have military orders 2 go 2 Japan.joint custody of kids w/ a dad who dont pay his child support.Whats required of me?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

For what? To relocate with the children? Written consent from the father or a court order.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: If I have a run in with the law can I still join the army?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

A run in with the law could mean a variety of things. Were you charged with a felony? If so, the military is being very selective nowadays and may not take you.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: I am trying to get my Army record reopened for them to look into my case and charges. How do I do that?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

What case? What charges? You didn't say. The best thing that you can do is go speak with an attorney who handles these types of legal matters.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Military Law for Florida on

Q: A military service dog attacked and ate my chickens the owner refuses to replace them and I want to know if I can sue

First he attacked my rooster and I asked them to put it on a leash and they didn't then he ate 7of my chickens

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

Yes, you can probably sue for the damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: My VA doc says that I am a victim of Military Sexual Trauma. Does that description fit what I've been thru?

I filed an EO complaint last year on my supervisor for gender discrimination. He was stalking and harassing me. It was not sexual in nature aside from the fact it was because I am female and a lot of the disparaging comments were made about me and my pregnancy. A couple months ago I was Command... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

Perhaps.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: Are military courts ordained under the constitution, under congress or under the SC ?

I am trying to sort out a section of the 2013 NDAA This section would state that nothing in the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40) or the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Public Law 112-81) shall be construed to deny the availability of the writ of... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 6, 2015

The internet is not a good place to get specifically tailored legal advice, which is what you need, an opinion based upon the facts, which you did not provide, and the law. Research has to be done knowing the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: What is the legal definition of an armed forces "service member"? How do retirees fall into that definition?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 6, 2015

Look it up in the law. It is probably within the US Code, and you can view it online, or get it online.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for Florida on

Q: What can he file next and where and is he fighting his case now as military or civilian after he got his DD214?

In 2009 My brother was convicted in the military under court martial jurisdiction . Long story short , He accepted a 15 year PTA to escape a life sentence after the prosecution produced fraudulent rape charges against a minor. He though that by giving a false confession to get a charge other than... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 6, 2015

Military law lawyers rarely answer questions here. You need to go see one with all of the facts and transcripts for an evaluation as to whether anything at all can be done.

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