The Mayer Law Blog

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

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