Can a military lawyer be hired to research someone that claims military service but has never served?
State/Country relating to question: North Carolina
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Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years military law experience.A military lawyer will not help you much here.But a good private investigator may be able to do so.Military records are protected by the privacy act...so unless they consent you can not just go and get their record. But a good private investigator may be able to perform background checks to verify if the person in question was ever in the military and if so, what type of discharge they received.
Retired Marine Corps Lawyer, Veterans Services Officer (VSO)
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