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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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I am supposed to enlist tomorrow but I am wondering how

I am supposed to enlist tomorrow but I am wondering how binding that is prior to OCSJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have been selected for UPT for the air national guard. I am not yet sure I want to do it and am supposed to enlist tomorrow, It will be at least 10 months before I go to OCS

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I'm in West for my AIT so I'm not a permanent resident can I

Hello I'm in West Virginia for my AIT so I'm not a permanent resident can I still change my name hereJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I received a military discharge of "Commission of a Serious

Hello, I received a military discharge of "Commission of a Serious Offence" General under honorable conditions, but I want to upgrade to honorable. How would I go about doing so?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside, I received this in 2011.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I haven't been in contact with anyone in the chain since then.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is there anything else specific?

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First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice

First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice last year. Because of your guidance about my fiance's court martial (where he received 6 years confinement), 2 months later, he was granted an Article 39 (A), 3 charges were dropped due to statute of limitation, and within 3 more months he was home! There was later a resentencing hearing, where he was sentenced for the remaining charges, but after a mess of errors by the prosecution, he was granted almost 250 days of confinement credit. He was given 2 years at the resentencing, he's done the 6 months and was released from the brig last week. My question is who can we appeal to in order to get him back to the east coast? He was ordered to a transient personnel unit near the brig. He did not receive a punitive discharge, so he is still in the Navy and the appellate process hasn't really begun yet. The CO told him that they are not releasing him to return home to Maryland. The TPU command took him to Navy Relief to get money to live in a hotel and $25 per day to eat and he is paying a taxi to take him to muster each morning. He has a letter indicating that he can't eat at the galley. This is CRAZY! It feels like additional punishment. Our commitment to remain deeply involved in every step of his case, has served him well. We don't intend to stop now. Please advise on military instruction regarding rights of those in a situation like this.Many thanks,JC

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I was just wondering if my "in lieu of court martial" would

I was just wondering if my "in lieu of court martial" would be considered as a felony but I don't remember what chapter of a discharge it was other than an OTHJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. it never came across my mind to ask or research until recently. It happened 2012-2013JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It was a larceny but not sure if it would've been considered petty or not.....

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I was medically retired from the Marines with a mental

I was medically retired from the Marines with a mental disorder, can I still purchase a hand gun? I was never hospitalised or deemed a risk to myself or others.

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Transfer from California NG to IRR due to school and financial problem

I have a question about transferring from California National Guard to IRR because of financial and school problem if that's possibleI talked to my training NCO about doing SUTA on my current school schedule but he said there's possibility they can't give me the days next year and my NG schedule is complicating with my school schedule. I already did 3 1/2 years active duty.

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