United States Supreme Court Petition Filed Asserting Federal Preemption in Matters of Military Benefits in State Family Law Proceedings

United States Supreme Court Petition Filed Asserting Federal Preemption in Matters of Military Benefits in State Family Law Proceedings

On Thursday, April 22, 2021, in a second of three petitions filed in the United States Supreme Court in the last week, Attorney Carson J. Tucker filed a petition to challenge Michigan’s child support guidelines, which allow the state family support agency to...
United States Supreme Court Petition Filed to Challenge Authority of States to Contradict Veterans Administration Determination on Divisibility of Disability Benefits

United States Supreme Court Petition Filed to Challenge Authority of States to Contradict Veterans Administration Determination on Divisibility of Disability Benefits

On Friday, April 23, 2021, Lex Fori PLLC and Attorney Carson J. Tucker filed a pro bono petition in the United States Supreme Court challenging the State of Michigan’s decision to take a veteran’s permanent and total disabilty pay despite the fact that the...
Trinity Advocates Representatives Testify in State Legislature for State Law Banning Use of VA Disability Pay as “Income” in State Court Domestic Proceedings

Trinity Advocates Representatives Testify in State Legislature for State Law Banning Use of VA Disability Pay as “Income” in State Court Domestic Proceedings

On February 3, 2021, Carson J. Tucker of Lex Fori PLLC testified before New Hampshire’s legislative committee on amendment to state statutes that unlawfully count veterans’ disability compensation as “income” for purposes of domestic...
Veterans Day Decision for Ray Foster in Restitution Full Circle 38 USC 5301

Veterans Day Decision for Ray Foster in Restitution Full Circle 38 USC 5301

In a case originally appealed by Carson J. Tucker and Lex Fori PLLC in 2014, the trial court on remand from the Supreme Court today issued an opinion and order of restitution awarding Ray J. Foster $72,000 for the money he was forced to pay over to his former spouse...

Boots on the Ground – Published State Supreme Court Decision Protects Veterans’ Disability Pay from Being Misappropriated by State Courts

Foster v. Foster, 505 Mich. 151, 949 N.W.2d 102 (2020) – This case was released at the end of April, but on October 26, 2020 we received the official notice of its publication in the national reporter. A unanimous decision in favor of our client (after two Court...
Veterans Day Decision for Ray Foster in Restitution Full Circle 38 USC 5301

Boots on the Ground – (Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Tennessee) – Carson J. Tucker of Lex Fori PLLC Submits Supplemental Brief Defending Disabled Veteran in State Court

In Miller v. Miller, Attorney Carson J. Tucker of Lex Fori PLLC appeared pro hac vice and filed a supplemental brief to bring the state trial court’s attention to the sweeping unanimous opinions secured by Mr. Tucker in the Supreme Court of Michigan case of...