Military Law

Have Military Law Questions? Ask a Military Lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Military Law

I am a veteran of the National Guard and Army reserves

Customer Question
Good afternoon. Lawyer's Assistant:...

Good afternoon.

Lawyer's Assistant: Hello. How can I help?

I am a veteran of the National Guard and Army reserves during the late during the period

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you overseas or stateside?

Stateside veteran reserve late 1960's

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

I have communicated with the VA for the past year attempting to get

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I was activated for US Postal strike in March of 1970. Do I qualify for

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Military Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
12/28/2017
Military Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 1 month ago
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Military Law
Satisfied Customers: 103,174
Experience: Licensed attorney in private practice.
Verified

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. Please note: This is general information for educational purposes only and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. (You may also be offered a phone call, but those don’t come from me and are offered by the website and you are under no obligation to accept.)

Your question was cut off. All I have is: "I was activated for US Postal strike in March of 1970. Do I qualify for..."

Qualify for what, please?

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Military Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 1 month ago

Were you in the Guard or Army at time of activation?

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
for VA benefitsNational Guard
Military Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 1 month ago

Thank you. Honestly I am not sure. So, I will opt out and open this up for others who may be able to answer. My apologies in advance.

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 1 month ago
P. Simmons
P. Simmons, Military Lawyer
Category: Military Law
Satisfied Customers: 14,856
Experience: Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.
Verified

Hello! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with more than 18 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help

Also, if you would like to chat on the phone, let me know and I can make that happen.

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 1 month ago

you uploaded a document labeled episodes...what is the significance of that?

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Can you speak on the phone? This would allow me to address your concerns directly. There is a nominal ($5) additional charge. I do not time my phone calls...we can converse until you receive the information you need.

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 1 month ago

follow up...I have to step away for a bit, but will return here, when I return, to see if you have responded...I am available today and tomorrow if you wish to speak on the phone.

Ask Your Own Military Law Question
Ask P. Simmons Your Own Question
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
P. Simmons, Military Lawyer
Category: Military Law
Satisfied Customers: 14,856
14,856 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.

P. Simmons is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Military Lawyer

14,856 satisfied customers

Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Lawyer

5,188 satisfied customers

Lawyer and current JAG officer.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,828 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney and former Navy JAG serving ashore, afloat and at the OJAG

LawHelpNow

LawHelpNow

Attorney/Lawyer

223 satisfied customers

Relax. Let's work together. Practical solutions.

rcampione

rcampione

Military Lawyer

187 satisfied customers

Military lawyer - 5 years to the present

JAG Defense

JAG Defense

Military Lawyer

124 satisfied customers

CAPT, JAGC, USN (Retired); Former Military Judge; Specializing in Security Clearance Adjudications

Paul

Paul

Lawyer

48 satisfied customers

Oklahoma lawyer. Over 10 years in the military.

< Previous | Next >

Related Military Law Questions
I am an Army Reserve military officer currently on 90-day
I am an Army Reserve military officer currently on 90-day ADOS orders to Puerto Rico as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and we are required to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. They have as… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I am a MAVNI Army Reserve future soldier. I enlisted and
Second opinion] I am a MAVNI Army Reserve future soldier.I enlisted and took an oath on April, 2016 as a Army Reserve and I just received the ship date for basic combat training (BCT).My recruiter sch… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,828 satisfied customers
I am a MAVNI Army Reserve future soldier. I enlisted and
Second opinion] I am a MAVNI Army Reserve future soldier.I enlisted and took an oath on April, 2016 as a Army Reserve and I just received the ship date for basic combat training (BCT).My recruiter sch… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I have a question- I am an army reserve officer with 19
I have a question- I am an army reserve officer with 19 years of service. My husband is deployed and now they are trying to deploy me. I have found that during his absence our family care plan does no… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I am a Specialist in United States Army Reserve. My question
Hello, my name is***** and I am a Specialist in United States Army Reserve. My question is that I am trying to get out of the Army cause I don't agree with some of its values. … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
Can you make up unexcused absences in the Army Reserves?
Can you make up unexcused absences in the Army Reserves? … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,828 satisfied customers
I have a question. I'm currently in the army reserves, and
Hello! I have a question. I'm currently in the army reserves, and ive been diagnosed as only have 60% lung capacity with having asthma. Ive been prescribed 2 different inhalers and I still seem to hav… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I am attempting a hardship discharge from the Army Reserve.
I am attempting a hardship discharge from the Army Reserve. My request was denied. I am looking for assistance in preparing the letter and supporting documentation necessary if any and what my legal o… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I am a SGT in the Army Reserves and have been denied
I am a SGT in the Army Reserves and have been denied promotion do to my age. i am 59 and have 22 months of service remaining. i am also deployable. is there any I can do to fix this. … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
My husband is active army reserve and has just plead guilty
My husband is active army reserve and has just plead guilty to a third degree indictment charge. He was sentenced 3 years probation and is telling everyone that he is allowed to stay active in the arm… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I spent 20 years in the Army Reserves. I went from active
I spent 20 years in the Army Reserves. I went from active reserve duty to retired reserve on orders and then finally to retired status on orders. I did not have 90 days consecutive active duty so I do… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I am a us army reserve soldier. I enlisted in 2013 when I
I am a us army reserve soldier. I enlisted in 2013 when I had a permant residency in the United States. A few months ago I received information that I was being processed out of the military and maybe… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I have a question about VA benefits. Specifically, pension
I have a question about VA benefits. Specifically, pension with aid and attendance … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I joined army reserves in 1971 thru 1976. I was trained as a
I joined army reserves in 1971 thru 1976 . I was trained as a combat engineer. I was injured during training mission building floating pontoon bridge across Mississippi River. I was put on active duty… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,828 satisfied customers
My son was Army Reserve and passed away (2016) while
Hi,My son was Army Reserve and passed away (2016) while off-duty, but while enlisted as a Reservist. He completed BCT and AIT, transferred to his unit, but was never deployed and never Activity Duty (… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
Currently a member of the army reserves with a current rank
Hello my name is ariel ******. Currently a member of the army reserves with a current rank of sgt. I made a stupid decision and decided to smoke Marijuana. Ive been in a bit of a hardship for the past… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers
I do not want to go to drill anymore for the army reserves!
i do not want to go to drill anymore for the army reserves! i served my 4 years in active duty and i was in th\e IRR tilthis past may and i regret it and i am moving out of state in nov. what will hap… read more
Michael Gonzalez
Michael Gonzalez
JD
527 satisfied customers
As an enlistee in the reserves, can the army decide to
As an enlistee in the reserves, can the army decide to cancel my contract for some vague reason that's not my fault. … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
14,856 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x