The Mayer Law Blog

Discharge Upgrade for Vets with PTSD

Posted August 7th, 2019

Since the Department of Defense announced several years ago that it would give different consideration to upgrading the discharges of veterans with PTSD, many people inaccurately assume that it is now extremely easy for any vet who claims to have PTSD to get a discharge upgrade. This assumption has become one more myth about the… Read More

Do I Need a Military Discharge Upgrade Lawyer Near Me?

Posted July 29th, 2019

People commonly contact us to ask “Can you help me find a military discharge upgrade lawyer near me?” Many types of law require you to hire a local lawyer. For cases that fall under certain jurisdictions, you will need an attorney who is licensed to practice law in your state. When it comes to upgrading… Read More

Is It Worth It to Try to Upgrade My Military Discharge?

Posted July 15th, 2019

Potential clients frequently contact us to ask if it’s worth it to try to upgrade their discharge. Considering the cost of a discharge upgrade lawyer, it’s a reasonable question many veterans have. Hiring an attorney versus trying to upgrade your own discharge can be a big decision. This question is a difficult one to answer… Read More

How Long Does a Discharge Upgrade Take?

Posted July 5th, 2019

Many people contact us to ask how long a military discharge upgrade takes. The process can take anywhere from several months to a couple of years. The amount of time can vary by service branch and whether you are doing a “record review” or a personal appearance before the board. A lot of folks write… Read More

Upgrading Your Military Discharge – Beyond DD Form 293

Posted June 24th, 2019

With all the “how to upgrade your own discharge” misinformation floating around the internet, it’s not surprising that one of the most frequent emails our discharge upgrade lawyers receive is “I tried to upgrade my own discharge but was denied. What can I do now?” Many of these people go on to say that they… Read More

Discharge Upgrade Success Rates

Posted June 17th, 2019

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from potential clients is about military discharge upgrade success rates. We get a lot of emails that begin with questions like “How many army military discharge upgrades have you guys done?” or “How many cases like mine has Mr. Mayer won?” When hiring a lawyer, many… Read More