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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 count...

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 Veteran's...

LEX FORI PLLC Files Petition in United States Supreme Court to Force Georgia to Reconsider Its Refusal to Recognize Military Servicemember’s Home of Record in Suit to Vindicate Constitutional Rights

LEX FORI PLLC Files Petition in United States Supreme Court to Force Georgia to Reconsider Its Refusal to Recognize Military Servicemember’s Home of Record in Suit to Vindicate Constitutional Rights

Supreme Court Attorney Carson J. Tucker of Lex Fori PLLC filed a petition in the United States Supreme Court seeking to overturn Georgia's dismissal of a military servicemember's suit in the county of his official "home of record", even though the servicemember was...

Supreme Court to Consider Whether Military Servicemembers Can Sue for Injuries Incurred “Incident to Service” Arising Out of Sexual Assault at a Military Academy – Is the Intra-Military Immunity “Feres Doctrine” in Danger of Being Overruled?

Supreme Court to Consider Whether Military Servicemembers Can Sue for Injuries Incurred “Incident to Service” Arising Out of Sexual Assault at a Military Academy – Is the Intra-Military Immunity “Feres Doctrine” in Danger of Being Overruled?

The United States Supreme Court is poised to consider several lawsuits concerning the extent and nature of governmental immunity.  As it relates to military service, the Court will consider whether the intra-military immunity doctrine established by the Court in Feres...

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 relations orders....

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...

Trinity Advocates Veterans’ Day Message

Trinity Advocates Veterans’ Day Message

Trinity Advocates is a veteran-owned, not for profit corporation dedicated to providing support and assistance to military members and disabled veterans who are facing legal and administrative issues in civil court systems whether they are on active duty,...