Richard Samuel Price's answer His surviving spouse would be entitled to all of the community property that they owned, or any joint tenancy held property. Since he had two children, you both would share 2/3 of his separate property and his surviving spouse would be entitled to 1/3 of his separate property. But if he was married for a long term, there probably isn't any separate property.
You'll have to contact the Veterans Administration to determine if you're entitled to any survivor's benefits.
Angelina Bradley's answer If you are an active duty service member with a cancer diagnosis, you will be processed through the Physical Evaluation Board process. The Navy will determine whether your cancer significantly interferes with the performance of your duties. Depending on how disabled you are determined to be (by the VA) you could be either retired or separated with a severance.
My office practices in this area. If you need additional assistance, please reach out to me.
Angelina Bradley's answer The only way to be dishonorably discharged is if it is awarded at a general court martial. Is it possible? Yes. Each missed drill is an Unauthorized Absence. They could choose to refer the charges to court-martial.
More likely is that they’ll administratively separate you, asking for either a General or Other Than Honorable discharge.
If they’re offering you to makeup your drills, you should ask if they’re going to make those UAs into AAs or if they’re just going to...
Joseph D. Allen's answer It wouldn't help anything to lie about the previous incident. If you know the name of the Navy recruiter, it is odd that they can't find him/her. However, it is very unlikely they would support your story and admit they told you to lie, even if they found them. What doesn't add up here is why you apparently told other recruiters about the Navy issue, but not the Army recruiter looking at your file. Anyhow, you may be ultimately unsuccessful in joining the Army- but the best bet seems to be...
Angelina Bradley's answer What would you want to hire the attorney for? In the discharge process, your son should have been notified he had the right to consult with an attorney, and, if the discharge characterization was Other Than Honorable or he’d been serving more than 6 years, he would have been offered a hearing and an attorney.
There’s not enough information here to know what service an attorney would provide. Discharge characterization upgrade? Records correction? You — or better, your son — are...
Angelina Bradley's answer Hello. Yes, you can ask for a hardship separation from the Naval Reserve. Depending on where you are in your contract, you can also request to be transferred to the IRR so your drilling requirement would be eliminated -- you'd just have an annual check-in (and you'd still be subject to recall to active duty).
Please feel free to reach out for a consult. I do this sort of work often, and I am also here in San Diego (don't let the number fool you): 323-487-1171.
Angelina Bradley's answer Where do you think the abuse occurred? If off-base, you should contact local PD for the criminal investigation, then contact your base Family Advocacy Program to report the abuse.
I specialize in Military Victim Rights. If it's sexual abuse, and the case heads to military criminal trial, your daughter will be appointed a victim rights attorney at no charge to you. Outside of that, if you need legal assistance, please feel free to reach out and I can help with your daughter's military...
Angelina Bradley's answer The Uniform Code of Military Justice provides for specific instances when the code would apply to civilians. As a general rule, that civilian would need to be serving alongside the armed services (e.g. as a contractor). It's more likely that the Military Extraterritorial Judicial Act would apply for civilian misconduct.
Angelina Bradley's answer Your submission doesn't really state a question, but if you're asking what your options and exposure are, you have a couple options. Head to the DSO North detachment during walk-in hours for a PERSREP appointment, which will be free, or reach out to a civilian military justice practitioner like myself for a consultation.
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