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My grandson is an 18 year old army private. He just found

My grandson is an 18 year old army private. He just found out his old girlfriend just had a baby and says it is his. she is 16. we live in IllinoisJA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: okJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: She was 15 at the time of conception. We are not sure it is his. But in order to do a paternity test, the army would have to be notified. Is he going to get in troubleJA: Our top Military Lawyer is ready to take your case. Just pay the $5 fully refundable deposit and I'll fill the Military Lawyer in on everything we've discussed. You can go back and forth with the Military Lawyer until you're 100% satisfied. We guarantee it.

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Greetings, Hager and I have a question regarding RCM 707. I

Greetings, my name is Cpl. ***** ***** Hager and I have a question regarding RCM 707.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: I was inquiring to if the 120 day clock was initiated by a NCIS apprehension and processing. I was apprehended on 9 Nov 15 in relation to a Sexual Assault charge, processed, and released to my Company Commander. The investigation was completed, turned over to my Battalion Commander, and he turned them over to the SJA on 9 Dec 15.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Military Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I lied on my enlistment papers and said I was perfectly

I lied on my enlistment papers and said I was perfectly healthy but I have a history of asthma and I'm looking to get out of the marines but I'm afraid that if I confess about fraudulent enlistment I'll do brig time what should I do? I've been in almost a year

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after reviewing the UCMJ and MCM- confused

I'm sorry for being confused but after reviewing the UCMJ and the MCM I see that certain articles under Sexual offences have changed from death, 20 year confinement dishonorable discharge.... etc. to now at the discretion of the judge of the court martial for Article 120 (b) Carnal Knowledge. Say a guy gets out after say 8 months...6 1/2 with good time. Is that still considered a felony to say the FBI for a firearms restriction/ loss of voting rights/ holding a public office? Since the sentence was only 8 months and the maximum punishment for the restrictions is 1 year or more? Also if the person was convicted in the late 80's under the old punishment standards would this change his ability to get relief for his firearms/ voting/ public office rights to be restored since the maximum time is not described under the current UCMJ and MCM? If anyone could help clear this up I'd appreciate it. Thanks

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So If I have the proof that shows that I called to do a

So If I have the proof that shows that I called CID to do a ful investigation, and my lawyer declined me to give a statement without my consent do I have a chance at the appeal to get it overturn with new evidence and witnesses I have that they did not contact when I told my military lawyer to contact but never did and now that my witnesses have made statments that contradicts the victim testimony and lies she told do I have a shot of a overturn in the appeal process.

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I know I seem like a totally worried parent...which I am...which

I know I seem like a totally worried parent...which I am...which probably means I'm rambling. However, my son spoke to a paralegal at the ADF on base. She assured him his probability of going to jail was "very high". Because of that, my son is practically unable to work or do anything. The girls parents, (The girl is 15), had to speak to OSI from the base this past week. The mom gave a very detailed statement saying my son had never done anything, no kissing, fondling, etc. She stated she is always with them, and she reads every text between them. She stated she felt if the charge of "intent to cause arousal" was brought against him, it would be a horrible mistake. The OSI asked her if she knew my son sometimes got an erection when he hugged her daughter, (he spoke to the OSI freely because he had read the article 120 so many times, he felt sure he was doing nothing wrong, so felt no need to lawyer up). She said yes she knew because she and Kyle had talked about it because my son was embarrassed. She said she thought if he didn't, it would be weird because it is just a physical response. So, my question is...should I try and retain a lawyer with military experience prior to any charges being filed? Or get a consultation with one? I'm trying to do whatever I can to reassure my son he has a good chance at NOT going to jail. But I don't know what to do. He is a very good boy. This is his first crush. He goes to church. Has never ever been in trouble. I just hate to see this happening to him. I don't know if getting a lawyer involved sooner may make it better or worse, or perhaps keep charges from being filed.

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My son is in the air force. He is facing a possible charge

My son is in the air force. He is facing a possible charge on an article 120. Was "hugging and holding hands" with a girl whom is 14, (he thought 15). No kissing, anything else. But they are going to try and get him with the touching of her while hugging as "intent" to arouse or something. Is it better to just use an attorney from their legal office on base? Or get a civilian attorney. Where he is, the only past JAG attorneys seem to be located in other states but will "travel worldwide". Not sure that is the way to go either.

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Hi, since the investigations started in May we finally heard

Hi, since the investigations started in May we finally heard today that the CG wants a meeting today. I am trying to find out what should be the next step since there is no private attorney involved. The attorneys that we contacted all said that they could not do anything until charges were actually filed. What should we do in reagrds to the meeting with the CG? Thanks for being so patience with me gtting back to you but I had no info so I was unable to get back to you sooner.

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My question pertains to what is disclosed during civillian

My question pertains to what is disclosed during civillian background checks about the circumstances surrounding my administrative discharge. I was separated in Jun 2011 after receiving an Article 15 for a violation of Article 120; Inappropriate sexual contact. Im curious as to what future/potential employers will have access to, whether it just be my DD214, or if the NJP proceedings are matters of public record and disclosed during pre-employment background checks.

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