In your situation, gathering necessary documents and information following the passing of your veteran husband can feel overwhelming. First, obtaining a copy of your marriage certificate is a wise step. You can request this document from the vital records office in the state where you were married....View More
In Illinois, if a roommate in the military has left without paying rent and left their belongings behind, one of the first steps you can take is to send a formal demand letter for the unpaid rent. This letter should detail the amount owed, the agreement under which it is owed, and a deadline for...View More
I’m in North Carolina as I just got stationed here February 20th and my wife got court ordered to stay on the 20thFEB AND Bell County is in Texas which has Fort Cavazos, I’m trying to get BACK to Texas so I can provide for my family financially and all other ways. Is there any legal way for me... View More
In Florida, the general law restricts the sale of firearms to individuals under the age of 21. However, there are exceptions to this rule, especially for members of the military and law enforcement. As a 19-year-old serving in the Florida National Guard (FLARNG), you are considered part of the...View More
In Florida, you must be 21 years old to purchase a handgun from a licensed firearms dealer. However, federal law allows individuals aged 18 to 20 who are serving in the military to purchase handguns from licensed dealers. This means that as a member of the Florida National Guard, you may be...View More
If the case was filed in Supreme Court, you can check the New York State Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) system, https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/nyscef/HomePage You can search by index number, party name and attorney.
In addition to the NYS Court System resources my colleague mentions, there are other databases out there, such as PACER, and several commercial ones. Sometimes, a case could also come up in a simple internet search, but the court and legal databases are a more reliable resource. If you find the...View More
To find information on a case that may have been filed, particularly in New York, you would typically start by checking the online databases of the court where the case would have been filed. For personal injury and tort cases, this could be in a state or federal court, depending on the nature of...View More
I followed all instructions given to me and my claim is denied. I am told that because I had all of my Household goods transported by a 3rd part entity like I was instructed. My claim is being denied. I was told all items have been inspected and unpacked which is untrue. All items were moved by... View More
Navigating a denied claim with the Military Transportation Office, especially after following their instructions, can be incredibly frustrating. In such situations, it’s crucial to seek assistance from professionals experienced in military claims or military law. These attorneys are familiar with...View More
My spouse and I got married in Okinawa while on active duty orders. However, I am trying to file for divorce and have come to many issue due to the unfortunate situation and have also realized that it was never filed with my home of record (Champaign County IL). We have been “married” since 11... View More
Finding an attorney can sometimes be challenging, especially in high-demand areas like family law. If you've had difficulty securing a lawyer through referral services, consider reaching out to your local bar association in Snohomish County or the Washington State Bar Association. They often...View More
My nephew was discharged from the airforce under an ELS due to fraudulent enlistment because of mental health issues from middle school and ADHD that was never disclosed to his parents, he has graduated high school with and went to BMT at 17 years old and completed it with honors and was even... View More
In cases of an Entry-Level Separation (ELS) from the military due to issues like fraudulent enlistment, re-enlisting can be challenging but not always impossible. Your nephew's first step should be to obtain a copy of his discharge paperwork, specifically the DD-214 form, which will detail the...View More
Dealing with the aftermath of emotional abuse, especially in a military family, can be incredibly challenging. First and foremost, it's important to recognize the strength it takes to seek help in such a situation. The emotional toll on you and your children is a serious concern and addressing...View More
It's important to understand that medical retirement from the military and VA disability compensation are separate matters. Medical retirement typically applies to service members who are found unfit for duty due to a medical condition, and it often depends on the length of service and the...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your loss. To pursue benefits for your daughter due to her father's service and untimely death, you should start by contacting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). They provide various benefits to dependents of deceased service members, including Dependency and...View More
Order his military records from St. Louis from the National Archives. You can find that information online. I would request the entire file, to include medical, DD214, etc. Once you receive, go to the Veteran's Administration website and they will give additional guidance. You may also get...View More
Estranged (in TX since 1972) sister (DOB April 1954) falls in 2012due to Air Force knee injury (surgery & discharge 1974; also forced early retirement in 2011) & struck head, resulting in stroke hours later, which resulted in partial paralysis. Her husband cared for her until his death from... View More
You are not legally required to assume the power of attorney (POA) for your sister. Accepting the role of POA is a voluntary decision and carries significant responsibilities, particularly in managing her personal and financial affairs. Given your concerns about your ability to provide financial...View More
Under Ohio law, public school teachers are indeed considered public employees. This classification is significant when it comes to eligibility for certain benefits, including those related to military leave.
If a teacher joins the National Guard, they are entitled to the same benefits as...View More
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