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I was looking for information in regards XXXXX XXXXX between

I was looking for information in regards XXXXX XXXXX between parents, one being in the military and one being a civilian. I am in the Navy and am going thru a divorce and having custody issues with my son who is 18 months old. I am looking for information on laws in Indiana regarding the probability of me obtaining custody and information on child support if custody is not obtained. The child was born in wedlock. We were married in Indiana and then my son was born in Virginia after we had been in Virginia over a year. When we separated she took him to Indiana. When she is working she leaves him with my parents and when she does have him she takes him to a baby sitter. Any help that you can give would be much appreciated.

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A soldier gets a housing allowance called BAH and a food allowance

A soldier gets a housing allowance called BAH and a food allowance called BAS...the military says this cannot be calculated as income, however the judge in the state of Indiana keeps including it in calculating child support. What can we do?

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Thank you for taking the time to read my question. I have

Hello.Thank you for taking the time to read my question. I have been in the Navy for just over 3 years, and recently have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder. During my many evaluations, I have mentioned each time that I have been experiencing many of my symptoms for most of my life.Upon speaking with the Navy Psychiatrist again today, he mentioned that if this were to progress to a separation, it would be likely become a Fraudulent Enlistment charge, based on the grounds that I never mentioned feelings of depression or symptoms during MEPS. He also said this was a very common outcome that he has seen. Before the Navy, I had never seen a psychiatrist, never diagnosed with depression, and never been hospitalized. However since the MEPS process asks things like "Have you ever been depressed", etc., I would seen as having lied in order to enlist.I'm now terrified of the potential for this if my current treatment plan ends up not being effective. As much as I'd like to remain in the Navy, I certainly don't want to lie and say that I'm better just because I'm afraid of this type of punishment.I apologize for the drawn out explanation, but my questions are as follows:Is this something, in your experience, that actually happens often?If it were to progress to this situation, would I be in a position where I could make a substantial case for myself in my defense, and what would be the best way to go about that?

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I am an Army Reserve Officer and I was given bad advice from

I am an Army Reserve Officer and I was given bad advice from HRC which is leading forcing me to go into the Retired Reserves and a loss of my GI Bill benefits. I can go into further details if there is something that can be done about it.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes but nobody knows what they can doJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I am active duty military and have a spouse along with other

I am active duty military and have a spouse along with other dependents. I have been told I am not required to change my drivers license to the state I am currently stationed at because it is not considered my home state of residency. Does this apply to my spouse as well? Is my spouse required to change their drivers license to the state we are currently living/stationed at?

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My DD-214, Box 24, states in part, "SAEMR or SAKMR AFM

My DD-214, Box 24, states in part, "SAEMR or SAKMR AFM 900-3".JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: was stationed in Alaska.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. It was just pointed out to me by someone at Air Force Together We Served wen site.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes - I guess - I was an Aircraft Control and Warning Technician, (air defense radar). We had to pass both written and proficiency standards in order to be what we were call "Combat Ready." Was told I was qualified for the Combat Readiness Medal. We were subject to notice and no notice radar evaluations that simulated an attack by enemy aircraft. That is why the combat ready Medal as far as I understand it from many years ago.

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Can I deny a 6105, Overseas, Not yet, no

Can I deny a 6105JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: OverseasJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My son is being outprocessed at Fort Bliss but it is taking

My son is being outprocessed at Fort Bliss but it is taking forever. He has completed Phase 2 and now is waiting on the commander to send his paperwork to legal. My son is Chapter 13 because of 2 failed PT test (b/c of a knee injury). This has been a long drawn out process.JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: I am in Georgia. He is Texas. What do you mean officially?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, My son tells me that I am not allowed to speak/write to anyone out there. He would be punished if I did.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just need to know if there is anything I can tell him to speed this process up or if I can do anything

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My niece was medical discharged after 6 weeks in Basic

Hi my niece was medical discharged after 6 weeks in Basic training die to a broken hip. If she entitled to transportation to her home of record?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: SHe called and said she has no money to get home? It does not sound right to me. I would think the Transportation office on Base would get her a ticket to get home./JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nope

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