In Nevada, it is generally legal to openly carry bladed weapons, including katanas, but using it in a manner perceived as threatening or dangerous could potentially lead to criminal charges such as assault or brandishing a weapon. Regarding drawing your katana in non-self-defense situations, doing...View More
The papers have already been sent to D.C. for processing so they can get their citizenship. This started because of the enlistment into the military and the constant talk with a lawyer. But if the person is discharged, can they still get their parents their papers?
Possibly, based on one's military discharge status and other factors. You indicated the parents do have a licensed immigration counsel which should be the best legal route as that professional should be intimately familiar with the case fine, correspondence, case filing and evidentiary case support.
I am in the National Guard. I have not been able to go to drill because of some medical reasons. I have given my doctor notes to my Sergeant but he tells me that the Sergeant Major does not care about that. Will they give me a dishonorable discharge? I am also studying to become a teacher. Will... View More
You need to show up to drill, even with medical reasons. If you are not fit to perform your drills, the military medical folks will place you in a not physically qualified status. Not showing up will get you involuntarily separated with a less than Honorable discharge.
If you can prove it with solid evidence, you may be able to get the Board for Correction of Military Records to put them straight. This is important if the current records affect your employment or benefits.
Like many terms that you may find in dealing with the law, "dishonorable discharge" has a very specific meaning for attorneys who practice military law, and another meaning that is applied by the general public. The legal or technical definition of dishonorable discharge...View More
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