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...Read more »
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...Read more »
My supervisor continuously Txt's and calls me on my personal cellphone for question that are considered normal work related purposes ie. did you get that paperwork, I need you to move desk, ect and not just for the even of a recall or an emergencies.
I see this as an Anti-Deficiency Act problem. If you feel strongly about it, contact your local Trial Defense Services office or Area Defense Counsel, and ask them to assist you in raising this issue to the command's JAG or IG. Listen carefully to the advice they provide you about going down that...Read more »
The Service Member's Civil Relief Act provides protections for deployed service members. You should head to your local base legal office to get assistance on how to invoke her rights under the SCRA. Most courts near military bases have a panel of pro bono attorneys who do this work.
A part of the lease it says, “You may terminate the lease if you enlist, are drafted into, or are commissioned in the U.S. Armed Forces”. I would like to know what commissioned in the U.S. Armed Forces means?
Generally, assuming the DUIs happen in the "exclusive federal jurisdiction" areas of a base, most bases (and posts) usually let the federal court handle all of the DUIs (regardless if the person is a service member or not). The cases are usually prosecuted by a Judge Advocate who is appointed as a...Read more »
Alimony and military retirement are generally two different concepts. Alimony is spousal support while military retirement is property division. However, there are arguments that when a spouse starts receiving military retirement, the need for spousal support decreases. Spousal support is...Read more »
This is a very complex issue that I see all of the time. I am not a Utah lawyer - you need to speak to a Utah lawyer who has substantial experience in military retirement, how it is calculated, and how the it can be divided by a Utah court. Generally, different laws apply on whether the language...Read more »
My ex started assaulting me 2 years ago. Everytime I called the cops his command would come get him and take him to the barracks. Nothing ever came of it. He moved me and our girls on post and it got worse. He assaulted me and raped me and i was arrested by the mps. Nothing has ever happened with... Read more »
Go to the Sheriff's Office in the county where this happened and ask to file a complaint. The complaint will probably be reviewed by a detective who will decide whether there is Probable Cause to seek an arrest warrant.
I am pro se appellee. My ex-husband is appealing the judgement against him to pay what was suppose to be military retirement, but the ex opted for disability pay. Divorce Decree did not allow him to change or stop payment when he was eligible to receive retirement. Judge did not order him to pay... Read more »
My brother was hazed/bullied by Marines during a deployment to Iraq. The investigations confirm he called his commander for help 20 seconds before he died and his commander told him to go back to work and hung up. I have evidence that the investigators intentionally witheld witness statements,... Read more »
The estate would have a right to bring suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles death cases involving the military. They give free consultations.
I went to probate court and they said I needed a bond to become the administrator of the estate, my husband only left a house and we owe 123,000 dollars still. The lawyers don't explain anything and every other thing the want money that I don't have. Please help me
Whether you need to go to court to probate your husband's estate in an heirship proceeding or can file an Affidavit of Small Estate (available on your county probate court's website or from the court) depends on what your husband left. In Texas if he left no debts other than those secured by real...Read more »
A private US citizen has developed say a better small arms technology such as rifle manufacture or bullet manufacture. Can he sell it to the chinese military for example or can he work as a consultant for the chinese military? He has never worked for any branch of the US govt or any US... Read more »
You will probably need an export license to be able to transfer military technology to China. Under the U.S. Export Control System, our government controls exports of sensitive equipment, software and technology as a means to promote our national security interests and foreign policy objectives....Read more »
Many state bar associations do have a program dedicated to pro bono (or low cost) assistance to servicemembers and veterans. I do believe that Texas does have such a program. Please go to the Texas State Bar Associations website for further information. In addition, if you are eligible, you can...Read more »
Most of the "jobs" (your MOS) in the military will require some level of security clearance. You will be required to fill out the SF-86 and it will ask questions regarding financial issues. It would have to be pretty severe for it to prevent you from receiving a security clearance, but most...Read more »
Generally your assertion is correct; however, civil support orders are the most sure way to get paid support during a separation or divorce. Each service has its own rules regarding support to dependents.
The military will provide a JAG at no charge for a special or general court-martial. You also have the right to hire a civilian counsel at your own expense. Normally, the JAG stays as well, so you have two lawyers working on your case.
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