The Mayer Law Blog

Preparing to Upgrade a Military Discharge

Posted November 7th, 2019

Here are a few hints that will help you to be fully prepared to try and get your military discharge upgraded. First, the process begins before you leave the military. In fact, it begins the moment you are told that you might be separated for less-than-honorable reasons. Second, you should pay attention to everything and… Read More

Upgrading Other Than Honorable to General Discharge

Posted October 18th, 2019

If you’ve been discharged less than honorably from the military, you might have an Other Than Honorable discharge that is preventing you from qualifying for military benefits you worked hard to obtain. It is not uncommon for people with this type of OTH discharge to feel they have been short-changed and even cheated by the… Read More

Sexual Assault Discharge Upgrades

Posted September 16th, 2019

Sexual assault in the military is a topic that has been getting more attention in recent years. Previously, people who were sexually assaulted in the military did not report their incidences out of shame or for fear of backlash. Other times, people reported the sexual assault but did not receive help. The trauma from sexual… Read More

How a Discharge Upgrade Helps Veterans Get Jobs

Posted September 4th, 2019

Employment discrimination against veterans who were discharged for relatively minor reasons continues to be a problem for veterans seeking jobs in the United States and overseas. A less than honorable discharge, unless upgraded, follows a veteran around for the extent of their civilian careers. People often contact our discharge upgrade lawyers to try to upgrade… Read More

Military on CBD

Posted August 22nd, 2019

The Department of Defense has once again ramped up efforts to crack down on CBD products for members of the military. “The warning, along with the policies issued recently by the Air Force, Coast Guard and Department of the Navy, comes as CBD is becoming increasingly ubiquitous across the country in many forms, from coffee… Read More

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