Military Law

Have military law questions? Ask a military lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Military Law Questions
I recently applied for Gi Bill chapter 30. I had a period of
I recently applied for Gi Bill chapter 30. I had a period of service from 8/94 thru 3/98. I received a "General Under Honorable Conditions" Discharge. I reenlisted in the Army Reserve in 2001 to curre… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
My son was discharged from the Army, using General under
My son was discharged from the Army, using General under honorable conditions, sep code JKK. Is he eligible for Post 911 Gi bill benefits? I have his dd214. … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,926 satisfied customers
I am helping my husband gather information for his GI
Hello. I am helping my husband gather information for his GI Benefits. He currently rates 60%, but has seen on the government website he is entitled to 100% since he has a service-connected medical se… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I was honorably discharge from active duty after serving 4
Okay so I was honorably discharge from active duty after serving 4 years and immediately went into the Army reserves . I am currently using my post 911 GI bill, for full time school, and have access t… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,498 satisfied customers
am i not considered a veteran i did all my time in florida
am i not considered a veteran i did all my time in florida national guard including basic and ait… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
I spent 13 months in the military. I was initially diagnosed
I spent 13 months in the military. I was initially diagnosed with a personality disorder and was due to be released two days before my release, they changed their minds? I was discharged with AA rehab… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1999 ona 6 active and 2
I enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1999 ona 6 active and 2 inactive contract. In 2005 I was medically discharged for mental health issues. Am I considered a veteran. Is there any way this can be conve… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I served one year and a half in the Navy before receiving a
I served one year and a half in the Navy before receiving a medical discharge (General Under Honorable Conditions). I was told in boot camp that if I signed up for the GI Bill and paid the $120/month … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I am a Marine with active duty from 14/Dec/1956 to 11/Sept/1959 with a reserve oblgation
I am a Marine with active duty from 14/Dec/1956 to 11/Sept/1959 with a reserve oblgation ending 17/Sept/1962. Am I intile to any veteran benefits?… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I was honorably discharged from the USN, and met all the requirements
I was honorably discharged from the USN, and met all the requirements to qualify for the post-9/11 GI Bill. I received an admin discharge from the reserves. Will the reserve discharge affect my abilit… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
First of all, thanks and a salute to all those who have served
First of all, thanks and a salute to all those who have served and are serving in the defense of our country on this Veterans Day. My son is in the US Navy. He has served approximately 2.5 years of hi… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
I have been in the marine corps for 4 years and i am overweight
I have been in the marine corps for 4 years and i am overweight and this is my second time on BCP and its not looking good for me this time around. what kind of discharge would i recieve for this and … read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
i am currently a specialist in the us army, and i am now on
i am currently a specialist in the us army, and i am now on a permanent profile for knee problems that where found after i had xrays and an mri done a few months ago. i am possibly looking at a medica… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
Hello, I am trying to figure out if i will lose my Montgomery
Hello, I am trying to figure out if i will lose my Montgomery GI Bill Benefits if I go Inactive Ready Reserves (IRR). I received my benefits under my first contract in 2000. I served all 8 years of my… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
What about those of us, who did not receave our GI Bill because
What about those of us, who did not receave our GI Bill because of Chapter 15 Discharge, (ACT),… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
I served in the active duty army for 3 years, and was transferred
I served in the active duty army for 3 years, and was transferred to the IRR upon separation. About six months later I enlisted in the NG, and received a General under Honorable Conditions Discharge a… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
my question is this. I tested postive on a urine test while
my question is this. I tested postive on a urine test while 4 months into my reserve time. Before my reserve time I served 6 years in the active army. I currently recieve full VA disablity benefits as… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 satisfied customers
what constitutes 90 days of qualified service to be eligible
what constitutes 90 days of qualified service to be eligible for VA educational benefits post 911… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,262 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).

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

38,262 satisfied customers

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

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Lawyer

5,454 satisfied customers

Lawyer and current JAG officer.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,926 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 >

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