Notice to vacate but my realtor says I cannot end my contract because he is military. Is that correct?
answered on Mar 17, 2023
While the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act provides protections for financial and legal transactions while in the military, I don't believe the Act confers greater rights than a person can have in a situation like the one you describe. If a person is renting your property, you have the right to... Read more »
I'm current on my child support payments. My ex-wife has sent Income withholdings for support to my current employer and Military pension. Both forms are asking for the same support amount. Will I be double tapped on child support?
answered on Mar 15, 2023
It's possible that your ex-wife has sent income withholding orders to both your current employer and your military pension to ensure that she receives the full amount of child support owed to her on a timely basis. This is a common practice to ensure that child support payments are made... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2022
If you have been charged in Baltimore City, you should see if you are eligible for Veteran's Court.
I found many references to "Private and unauthorized Militias" but cannot find any definitions.
There are many Militias operating nationwide, but I cannot find any laws concerning their legality in the state of MD.
answered on Nov 24, 2020
Maryland Public Safety Code, Title 13. Militia.
The full act and statutes can be accessed here:... Read more »
My supervisor is harassing at work. Just flat out lying. He lied and put me on a PIP and issued me an LOR when all my work was up to date and at the start of a global pandemic when everyone was working from home. No negative counseling in 8 months leading up the PIP and LOR. I filed an EEO... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2020
It depends on what statute your are suing under.
Title VII provides that a court, in its discretion, may award reasonable attorneys' fees to the prevailing party. ... That determination is relatively clear when a plaintiff proves his or her discrimination case and a favorable judgment... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2020
It depends. Proximity in time to the employee's protected activity is one factor a court may consider- though generally insufficient by itself. In simple terms, the question is really whether the adverse employment action (new PIP/demotion) was justified by the facts- or was motivated by... Read more »
I have been photographed without my consent multiple times in a publicly used area. These photographs, along with phone calls, have been used to instigate issues with our housing management, we aren't sure to what end. These individuals have tried to bring us to court under pretenses, and one... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2020
You can file for a civil peace order, and discuss the case with the police department or take out an application for statement of charges at the commissioner's office. You can also speak with a civil litigator about injunctive relief, defamation, false light and other civil claims wherein you... Read more »
When I was 18 I tried to join the Navy. At the time, I was prescribed to Adderal. The military requires a waiver form in order to allow people who had ADHD to join. However, my Navy Recruiter at the time KNEW this and said “don’t worry, it’s just extra paperwork, if they ask you anything you... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2018
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... Read more »
answered on Jun 3, 2018
I have represented active duty military and also have personal experience with the military with respect to pensions and survivor benefits.
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