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On June 7, 2012 my spouse and I signed a lease 5 bedroom

On June 7, 2012 my spouse and I signed a lease for a 5 bedroom home for $2500 a month. Just a week later he left and disappeared for a month. I found out that on June 23, 2012 my spouse signed a one year lease on an apartment in the same town without evernotifying me or the leasing company and had no intent of returning and never did. He gave no notice of his intent to leave to me or anyone else he had no intention to return that is abandonment of his wife and children under military law. (See Below) He leftthe family penniless with no access to bank accounts, credit cards groceries, gas or any other means of support for herself and children, despite her plea's for support for a month. That's reckless abandonment and is punishable by discharge under militarylaw. Over a month later I finally learned that I could get benefits for abandoned spouses and went to his Navy Command for assistance. The commander stated under military law he had to provide support to his family as if he were living there because he wasnot divorced and there was no agreement or court order in place for support. That means all the bills every one according to his command and he started paying. It wasn't until 8 months later when we went to family court that a temporary support order was putin place and his duty to pay support under military law was lifted. Once temporary support started he asked that I put the bills in my name and I did. That's when it was my responsibility to start to pay for my expenses and I did. He is now trying to say tothe family court that I owe him for the back rent and expenses. 1. I meet the criteria for an abandoned spouse according to the military provision. 2. The military says its his duty to provide support at all times in the absence of an agreement or court order.3. There was no court order in place for support 4. The court has no jurisdiction for the time period I was abandoned to ask or tell me to pay him for back rents or fees without having a court order in place prior to the military statue. No court order wasin place when he abandoned his family with no intent to return. 5. Be cause he abandoned us to literally starve and provided no support for over a month until force by his command to do so that is reckless abandonment and is punishable by discharge under militarylaw. Please confirm see the Military law below: Each of the services has policies requiring service members to support family members upon separation in the absence of an agreement or court order. You should note though that these policies are designed tobe temporary measures and that you may be better off seeking a court order for temporary support and maintenance Navy - Chapter 15 of Naval Military Personnel Manual 1754-030, "Support of Family Members," provides a guide for family support in the absenceof an agreement or court order. The financial obligation is expressed as a fraction of the sailor's "gross pay" (defined as base pay plus BAH, if entitled, but excludes all other allowances): •Spouse only: one-third of gross pay •Spouse and one minor child:one-half of gross pay •Spouse and two or more children: three-fifths of gross pay •One minor child only: one-sixth of gross pay •Two minor children only: one-fourth of gross pay •Three minor children only: one-third of gross pay

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I was discharged in 2012 from the air force with a

I was discharged in 2012 from the air force with a uncharacterized discharge with fraudulent enlistment.... I m trying to get employed with a law enforcement agency... and I believe its preventing me. anything you can help me with? the condition I was separated for is called epistaxis

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I am going through a divorce and I was wondering if my v.a.

I am going through a divorce and I was wondering if my v.a. disability pay can be used toward alimony and child support. And when the courts figure what assets to split can they include my back pay disability award.

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there- I live in the state of Maryland and I have a child

Hi there- I live in the state of Maryland and I have a child with a retired military officer who is not listed on the birth certificate. He has never paid any child support for her, and she is now 3yrs old. I am wondering if I am able to request for child support from him even though my current spouse has signed her birth certificate because he has been her only "Father" since the day she was born and the retired veteran is not in her life at all...?

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i lose my house to forecloser can they touch my military retirement

i lose my house to forecloser can they touch my military retirement pay when they come after the difference from the sale of my house

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I injured my knee in basic training while going down the stairs

I injured my knee in basic training while going down the stairs to the drill pad. I was put in "limbo" in the hospital for 3 days, I believe (34 years ago). I fought the imminent discharge because I Needed to graduate basic training! I somehow (with two caring recruits holding an arm each) passed the running test. I have since had surgery for torn medial meniscus and continue to have knee problems. Can I get disability? I also was given a hardship discharge due to marital and depression problems incurred during pregnancy and birth of my first son.

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My grandson has never been married but has a child from a one

My grandson has never been married but has a child from a one night stand.hw found out about her when she was 6mths old went to court and won custody 4 days a week due to mom having qui school, no drivers license to drive,no job Does not have any family support at all moved 4 times in the 6 mths baby had been born,only has 8th grade education. Had her first child at 15. Our grandson moved back home so he could work part time and finish college so he would be able to spend all the time he could with his daughter. He loves her so much and she loves him so much. She will be 2 next mth. His mom and I babysit when he isn't there and she is such a happy little girl. He has thought of going into National Guard.he would be gone 2 weeks every summer and one week a month but basic training would be 10 weeks. Guard informed him he would have to sign paper that mom has 51% of rights while he is in basic. Could this lead to her getting full custody and him losing her. He will not go if this is possible. He plans on trying for full custody so it would be done by school time for her. She is not a good mother at all and does not even give her the love she deserves

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I was married for 21 years to a military personnel but divorced

I was married for 21 years to a military personnel but divorced him after those years. A year later, he passed on. Veterans claim was denied. -I filed for a divorce because it seemed a good thing to do from my counseling with the Family Support Service Center as I lost everything (financial -we were deep in debts) from my husband's compulsive gambling. Divorce was granted in May 2006, 7 months before my military husband retired from the USNavy. I was hoping that the divorce will be his would be hitting rock bottom so that he can seek counseling for his gambling addiction and then we will reconcile when he's better and live happily everafter. However, like I said in October 2007, he passed on. We were married for 21 years and I am considered a 202020 spouse so I am receiving 50% of his retirement pay from DFAS. I inquired about the VA benefits and filed for a claim (VA housing, 5 point preference, and maybe GI bill?) but was told that since we were divorced, I wasn't entitled. To this day, I cringe thinking that I spent years being a very good military wife and my intention for the divorce was for him to seek counseling for his compulsive gambling to better our future. It has been 6 years ever since my claim with the VA was denied, should I just accept that my service as a military wife for 20 years which helped in my husband becoming a veteran was just that or is there somewhere I could go to in able to have the VA reconsider their decision?

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My husband is in the coastguard. When we married; he said

My husband is in the coastguard. When we married; he said he would retire in 4 years and would not move for a job anymore. It's been 3 years, and he just moved away for a higher position and left mme and our one year old alone. I want him to at least visit her once a month. What are my rights?

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