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- Navy Again Requires Self-Reporting of Arrests and Prosecutions
As part of its personnel management directed by Congress, the Navy is using civilian misconduct as a indicator for discharging persons.
- What Are The Laws Regarding Declaring War?
Since its inception, the U.S. has been required to take military action of one sort or another under every president and administration, even before the United States of America had a Constitution. Since the creation of the U.S. Constitution, however, the United States has had laws regarding declaring war. Certain military actions can be taken without formal declarations of war, others cannot. So what are the laws regarding declaring war?
- Learn About Retaining Eligibility for VA Benefits
Eligibility for VA benefits is dependent on factors such as active duty. The determination of this is sometimes complicated, depending on the circumstances.
- Looking at Marital Status, Dependents, for VA Benefits
Veterans’ disability lawyers in Raleigh will explain how your marital status and dependents can impact veterans’ disability benefits. If you have a disability rating of 30 percent or higher, it could lead to additional compensation.
- How is Military Retirement Split During a Military Divorce?
Military divorces are subject to both state and federal regulations for retirement distribution. In Hampton Roads, VA the military divorce lawyers at Garrett Law Group are available to answer your questions. Due to the extensive military presence in Hampton Roads, it is no surprise that many divorces filed in Virginia Beach are filed by military members or military spouses.
- The Uniform Code of Military Justice and Court-Martials
If you are a member of the military and have been accused of a crime, you could be in a very serious situation. As the civilian criminal system varies greatly from the military system, you need to be aware of certain aspects of your case. Most people are aware of what happens when a civilian is accused of a crime.
- Sacrifice Can Come With Rewards
Military service is demanding on many different levels and it is not something that everyone is going to be suited for. Without question there are a lot of sacrifices that go along with serving your country but at the same time there are some rewards to be had, especially if you serve for a significant period of time.
What exactly is a court-martial? Is there any difference between a civilian trial and a military criminal trial? Members of the military who are facing criminal charges need to be aware of the details of their situation so that they can have the best possible chance of defending themselves. When a member of the Armed Forces is accused of a crime, they may have to be to tried in a court-martial, a trial which is led by the U.S. military.
- 10 Tips for Filing a Claim Under the Defense Base Act
The author offers tips for military contractors in Iraq or Afghanistan to follow when filing a claim under the Defense Base Act.
- Nonjudicial Punishment: Service Culture Divides in Military Justice
Military members charged with violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) have a right to trial by court martial, except in the case of a member attached to or embarked in a vessel.