Category: Military Law

SBP Open Season—Is DFAS intentionally ignoring the NDAA 2023?

Military retirees may be eligible to make an election at certain times—upon retirement, immediately following a divorce or marriage, etc.—that would allow their surviving…

Read More

Can You Be Charged Under the UCMJ After Discharge?

The Uniform Code of Military Justice (“UCMJ”) was enacted by Congress to provide substantive and procedural laws governing the military justice system, including…

Read More

Too Much Information: The Problem with “Personality Disorder” on Military Discharge Documents

Too many veterans leave the military with mental health conditions. Additionally, many of them may have had their mental health conditions misdiagnosed while they were serving. As…

Read More

What Military Medical Providers Need to Know About Adverse Privileging Actions and Quality Assurance Investigations?

The Department of Defense employs civilians, contractors, and service members to provide medical and mental health care to dependents, military members, and retirees/veterans. Of…

Read More

Survivor Benefit Plan and Marriage/Divorce

The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) is a benefit afforded to military retirees to ensure a continuous lifetime annuity for their dependents after the service member dies. The benefit…

Read More

The FY23 NDAA and its Potential Impacts on the Practice of Law

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) was signed by the President on December 23, 2022. The FY23 NDAA brought about changes that can affect the…

Read More

The Recission of the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate and Its Impacts on Service Members

The passage and signing of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act required prompt action on the part of the Department of Defense (DoD) to rescind its COVID-19 vaccine…

Read More

What Service Members Need to Know About the Current Vaccine Mandate

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with strong support on both sides, paving the way for the largest military…

Read More

Understanding Administrative Separation

Serving in the United States armed forces can be one of the greatest highlights of a person’s life, and a military career can have long-lasting benefits, both personally and…

Read More

What Service Members and former Service Members Need to Know About Government Debt Collection

Service members are entitled to pay and various allowances and benefits, as well as special incentives, scholarships, or bonuses. However, sometimes errors or changes in…

Read More

Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

Get Started