Don't have much details about what happened, but, it seems like my bother that being a marine 18 months got went out with his friends and they were eating. It seems like there was another marine there that's were bothering his group of friends. My brother got fed up and approached the... Read more »
It really depends on the nature of the fight, if there were any injuries to the other person and, if so, how bad. If he is charged with any type of assault under Article 128 of the UCMJ, he could be facing from no punishment to a dishonorable discharge and years of confinement. A good military...Read more »
The individual vandalized their own property in Virginia where they reside the individual went so far as to leave a letter with my spouses name as if I left the letter and vandalized their property leading to an investigation and being questioned I have never seen or met this individual nor do I... Read more »
Most of the time, yes! There are basically two kinds of work accident claims: accepted and denied claims. If your claim was accepted, and the medical care is also accepted, then your medical bills with authorized doctors (i.e. the company's doctors) must be paid by work comp. That said, the...Read more »
I was discharged with a general discharge with honorable mentions for violating the curfew overseas and want to get it changed. The curfew was changed to no curfew only a few months after I left base. I have no blemish marks since getting out of the army and would love to have this black mark on my... Read more »
Each service has a Discharge Review Board. To obtain an upgrade you have to apply and provide sufficient evidence to overcome the "presumption of administrative regularity" which is the standard the Board will apply in reviewing your case. You should consider...Read more »
I was in good standing with GPA of 4.0 until the unforeseen Military Orders of January 26, 2018. I was on order to go to Afghanistan on January 26. The Army gave me two weeks to deploy to Afghanistan. This short notice destabilized me, and I did not have enough time to deal with family issues and... Read more »
Paraphernalia. I was informed the new LA DA is not pursuing any low level misdemeanors (including the ones I was charged with). The arresting officer also confirmed this. However, my court date is in April during which time I am supposed to be in Basic training. Any advice?
If you were arrested, charged, and fingerprinted you dont have any choice; the military will find out eventually and a number of things could happen at that point, including a discharge for the convenience of the government while you are in training. If your MOS is at all reliant on ability to...Read more »
My father recently passed away. On paper, I am his only child. He and my mother were married when I was born and he is listed on my birth certificate. When I was in 5/6, he was dating a woman who was separated from her husband. This woman became pregnant and had a son that she claimed was my... Read more »
You will need to speak to an experienced probate attorney licensed in the state where the decedent lived. Probate law differs from state to state and you are requesting information on a very specific set of facts pertaining to an individual’s right lay claim to the estate. Only someone familiar...Read more »
I want to go to Military Entrance with honesty of what's in my system but I don't believe it should fairly disqualify me, as per with a doctor I can prove the upkeep of a drug free workplace by testing more frequently proving it is getting out of my system. I have taken all of the... Read more »
No, this is not possible. The military has policies regarding what drugs are tested for as part of the military entrance process. Currently this includes testing for marijuana. if you stop using marijuana early enough before the drug test, you may pass. You should realize that if you are not...Read more »
It appears you were mislead by whomever told you the law doesn't apply to a signature loan. Recommend you consult with the Legal Assistance Office (part of JAG) at whatever installation to which you're assigned to get personal legal consult, advice and representation. Good luck.
The maritime firms here practice in the U.S. mainly. There are online resources for finding UK maritime firms outside of this site. Additionally, some of the larger maritime firms based in the U.S. have international practices with offices overseas. Good luck
I'm sorry for your loss. Your post remains open for three weeks. You may want to consider reposting under the Iowa Probate and Estate Planning sections. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but attorneys in those categories would be able to offer the most meaningful input. Good...Read more »
You're eligible now for partial GI Bill benefits. Usually, 36 months service is required for full benefits. Take a look at the site pasted below for further, more detailed information pertaining to your question. Thanks for your service.
The typical response if you turn yourself in ranges from court-martial to administrative separation. If there are significant mitigating factors I would anticipate that an administrative separation could be negotiated. You should consider hiring an experienced attorney to...Read more »
There are several very good lawyers with military experience. For example I served on active duty for 11 years in the Air Force and have significant experience representing Marines. An important question is what legal issue are you dealing with. If you let me know the...Read more »
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