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I'm sponsoring my wife's green card and the USCIS mailed me a letter asking for: "According to your divorce decree and your testimony, you indicated that you were arrested and convicted by a Military Court Martial for sexual assault (a domest...
You need to do the following.
Submit a FOIA/PA request to the Law Enforcement MCIO that did the investigation (NCIS, CID, etc.) They will send the case file (redacted for PII). That give's you the "Titling" information.
Your military defense counsel should have provided you a copy of the "Results of Trial" and also you should have received a "Court-Martial Order" where the convening authority approved the findings and sentence. You can send a FOIA request to the Court of Criminal Appeals for your service and they should be able to provide the CMO, it's in the record of trial.See question
I received a referred OER with a lot of errors. I requested a Commander's Inquiry and never received any response. I requested the inquiry over 4 months ago. I was supposed to have change of rater and an intermediate rater because the officer who ...
Before going to ABCMR youmust first exhaust your other remedies. Those remedies, as Mr. Green notes, are laid out in the AR governing OER's.
Go read the AR, and it reads like you should get help.
My ex husband and I have split custody of my son but I am getting re-married to someone in the military. How does custody work if we have to move away because my of my new husbands job?
You should talk to a CO family law attorney.
There are some rules for child custody where a parent is in the military and is changing duty station.
But the military does not regulate that. Everything is based on state law. You will likely have to go back to court to modify the custody conditions which would allow you to move the child out of state.See question
My brother-in-law is being tried by a judge that he is involved with his niece who lives with the judges mother.
You should talk to your lawyer about this. There are some general rules that might apply, but will also be dependent on what the law is in PA.
1. Under the usual rules of ethics for judges, a judge can recuse himself if he sees a potential conflict of interest. This is considered a sua sponte recusal. This is often waiveable under some limited situations.
2. Usually, you can file a motion for the recusal. That motion would state the factual reasons for raising the request, and arguing the law of why it is the right thing to do. If the judge grants the motion, then its over. If the judge denies the motion, then you MAY have an issue for appeal that the judge abused his discretion in declining to recuse himself.
3. Talk to your PA lawyer or get a PA lawyer consultation on this because all jurisdictions have local rules that may apply.See question
I had free consultation with bankruptcy lawyer but ended up hiring a different lawyer. Then the lawyer that I did not hire ended up representing one of my creditors in my court case.
It depends on how the Georgia Bar views the initial consultation. Is it considered sufficient in that jurisdiction to form an attorney-client relationship, or is it at least confidential, and is it waiveable.
Simple question, complicated answers depending on the facts.
Plus, you current lawyer would be the best person to discuss this with.See question
My attorney divulged information to me and my fiancé about another client of hers; she told us all abut her not being paid, the client's personal information....where she lived, her house, where she worked and her intentions of suing her. She wan...
Like Mr. Collins, I think this is something you may want to report to the Bar and let them decide the best way to approach it.
Certainly disclosing information about a client or another client may/may violate the rule of confidentiality.See question
I received a GOMOR and submitted a rebuttal. I had 7 days to respond. I am now awaiting to see if my rebuttal will be considered and awaiting my separation paperwork. The reason was because I was charged with assault and my Command wants to separa...
You should get a written answer which will be a granted or denied statement, nothing else.
As noted, if it wasn't already give you, then will serve the appropriate separation notice.
hi guys so I been thinking about joining the army. I came to the u.s legally, I was 17 and my visa has expired. Im 24 now.
If you started texting someone who told you they were 19, then revealed they were 17 and later sent you an unsolicited nude photo, can you be charged? They are now asking for money and it is believed this is a scam. If the person goes to a lawyer ...
You need to talk to a criminal lawyer.
Yes it's a violation for under 18.
There is a defense under federal law, but there's action you need to take now. Only an experienced criminal lawyer can get you through this.See question
An email was sent to the lawyers from the judge about a pretrial motion scheduling order. It gives us dates until when we should file pretrial motions, respond to pretrial motions, and file replies to the responses. At the end of the email, it is ...
It is what it says. It sets dates by which type of action must be completed.
If there is a risk the attorney cannot comply with that date (usually for circumstances beyond their control or an intervening event), then a best practice is try to get the date changed "for good cause." And to request an extension of time as early as possible.
And your attorney should explain this to you--ask.See question