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Legal matters are rarely simple, which is why Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys like to share their knowledge about specific topics through our articles page. Here, you will find articles to help make sense of complex legal issues. If you have a legal topic you would like us to address in our articles, please email info@tullylegal.com.


Tips for Federal Employees Responding to Disciplinary Actions

As one of the largest employers in the United States, the federal government’s procedures and policies with regard to employment differ from their private sector counterparts.…

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How Divorce Impacts Your Military Benefits

Servicemembers and non-military spouses pursuing a divorce face a unique set of challenges that civilians do not encounter when attempting to dissolve their union. Getting…

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When does AWOL become Desertion?

One of the most basic rules in the military is to be at your appointed place of duty on time. While you can always be excused from appearing at your place of duty—whether it is…

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How the Cancellation of 6 Billion Dollars in Student Loan Debt Will Impact Your Security Clearance

Delinquent student loan debt is a major concern that could negatively impact your security clearance if you do not take action to resolve it. Delinquent student loan debt in…

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Penalties and Punishments for Weapons Charges In New York

The state of New York has some of the most restrictive weapon laws in the country, and New York City has codified even more severe restrictions. If you are facing a criminal…

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Three Tips for Divorced or Separated Parents Concerned About Paying for Their Child’s College Education

One of the most significant events in a young person’s life is the decision to go to college. However, if you are a divorced or separated parent, you might be uncertain…

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Traveling Abroad with Your Kids? If You Share Custody, Check These 3 Items Off Your To-Do List to Ensure Those Passports Get Stamped

With summer in full swing, COVID travel restrictions loosening, and the increasing strength of the US dollar, many parents might be planning a big international trip with their…

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How to Beat a Gun Charge in New York

Throughout the United States and more specifically, in New York State and New York City, the issues of weapons possession—specifically firearms—have received much attention as…

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Position Classification Appeals: What is a Desk Audit?

Commonly referred to as a desk audit, a position classification appeal is a procedure where your position and duties as a member of the federal workforce are evaluated to see if…

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Can a Misdemeanor Be Expunged in New York?

In the United States, about 45 million Americans, or 14% of the population, have been convicted of a misdemeanor. If this is the case for you, you might be asking yourself, can a…

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