Just today I went back to fort hood to surrender. The MPs look through the system and then told me I was dropped from rolls and leave the base because my unit don’t want me and I am not allowed on base. What does this mean and how do I get my DD214 so I know my discharge status. Also what do I... View More
In Texas, being dropped from the rolls typically means the military has administratively discharged you due to your AWOL status. To obtain your DD214, which will state your discharge status, you should contact the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) or use the eVetRecs system online....View More
When filling out a government background check form, accuracy and transparency are vital. Even if your father has been retired for several years, he was at one point affiliated with a foreign military. In the interest of full disclosure and to avoid any potential misunderstandings or complications...View More
I’m in the middle of military training and my ex served me papers trying to get child support, pay for his attorney and put a temporary restraining order. I am 2 week away from moving training to another state and I have 20
Legal Representation: As you're currently undergoing military training, it's crucial to retain an attorney who specializes in family law as soon as possible. They can represent you in your absence and make sure your rights are protected.
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): As...View More
A Texas judge signed a final decree in 2023, ending the community property portion as of 2019, the date of separation. The decree calculated and divided the servicemember's High 3 and years of service as if the marriage had ended in 2019. Post trial, the judge writes a letter denying that this... View More
The community portion of military retirement pay is that portion which accrues during the existence of the marriage, i.e. from the date of marriage to the date of divorce. Any portion that accrued outside of the existence of the marriage is the servicemember's separate property....View More
If you need to have your DD214 corrected to show all of your ribbons, you will need to submit a request to the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis, Missouri. The NPRC is responsible for maintaining military personnel records, including DD214s.
If your son passed away before the judge signed his divorce decree and he did not have a will, his estate could be distributed according to the laws of intestacy in the state where he was living at the time of his death.
If your son was not married at the time of his death and did not have...View More
You don't mention what type of case you are asking about. If it is a claim for service-connected compensation, I or another attorney can review your case and no attorney can charge you for that. The same is true for a Social Security disability claim. An attorney can discuss the case with you,...View More
Before I left I told my sergeant at the time that I was leaving and he told me to go take care of my family. I have been gone for almost 14 years and I wish to go back to clear my name. I need an advice from jag as to what I should do or where the best place would be to go to do this.
There are civilian lawyers who can help with this.
Experience shows that a person receives better treatment if they surrender rather than get arrested. 30 days after you left you were declared a deserter and a federal arrest warrant was issued. Mny of my AWOL clients were arrested when...View More
I applied to a texas colllege and when applying I informed the school that I considered myself a texas resident because I spent my freshmen, sophmore, and half of my senior year at a texas highschool and graduated from said school. I only spent my junior year and half of my senior year in new... View More
There are rules that govern when in-state and out of state tuition should be charged. (When I was in school, after being employed in Texas for a year, I qualified for in-state tuition - so I paid out of state tuition for only the first year, and then switched to in-state tuition.) Here's a...View More
I am a former LANG guardsmen who deployed with the LA guard and was awarded by the VA 100% permanent and total disability for PTSD arising from my deployment and I was denied the $100,000 benefit.. what can I do to follow up about this?
If you are an adult, it is difficult to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the VA that is over two years old. There are some very, very limited exceptions. But for the most part, you cannot win the case based on time issues.
Deployed to Japan for 3 years, have love relationship about one year with local Japanese lady who married to other man. Haven't been caught, came back to US it's been bit more than 4 years. Did not get any trouble about this relationship. I heard most of the adultery charges expires after... View More
The statute of limitations is generally 5 years, with some exception that do not seem like they would apply to your situation. Regardless, you should not ever speak of the matter with anyone. Hope that helps.
This is not a criminal law question, so I cannot answer it. The question, I believe, is more properly a military law question having to do with the requirements for full benefits upon retirement of a person with such a problem in his/her past. It may also matter whether you were convicted (that is,...View More
My 1SG has given me 30 days to have a family plan/daycare put in place, and if it is not in place they will be kicking me out. My wife has quit her job that was only a weekend job. She is home with our kids 24/7. We barely have enough to get by as it is with a family of five after bills. We can not... View More
If someone in a drug investigation, more notably someone who failed a UA or got caught in possession, says that he knows other people who do drugs or says he saw them do them and names them, can the other parties be discharged by the military or charged if their is no positive UA or they have never... View More
He is at my home in Lone Star with the kids....His 3 biological. He is a VET and a very abusive alcoholic. He says if I come with my grown kids to move out, he's going to have his motorcycle brothers come when we come. I'm afraid for me and my children and his! I don't want any... View More
I recommend you call attorneys in/near the Lone Star, TX area and discuss your potential case with them. It is possible that you could file the divorce while you are still in California. You could likely pursue most of the divorce without ever traveling to Texas. You may also consider seeking an...View More
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