My son was dis-enrolled by his NROTC Unit for academic deficiency during his 4th year of college. He was told that he would not be expected to repay the government and his record would allow him to apply via other means once he graduated college.
Since that time June 08 he has been saving his money to return to college in the DC area and complete his studies.
My question is.. what action, if any can Dan take other that enlisting in the Navy and serving 2 years to repay his debt? Can he secure counsel and would that help in this situation?
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX MA
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Is the Navy giving him the choice to pay the tuition/stipend or to enlist for a period of time?
From what I know they want Dan to pay the 90K. They actually grabbed his tax refund earlier this year.
Dan wants to be a Naval Officer in the worst way. Has had the "bug" since he was 7 yo.
He would like to serve .. once he graduates.
He has to get the degree first. Georgetown.
Well, he has the contract he will need to honor. Typically, the services will allow the individual the option to either serve the time (typically a standard enlistment) or pay the money back. He may want to inquire if that is an option.
He can certainly get a lawyer...but the contract is the contract...so unless the lawyer can find some fault with the contract, or convince the US Government to concede a portion of the debt (not likely...they can take their time to collect and will get interest), the lawyer will not help much.
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