It is common that the Veterans Law Section of Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg gets inquires regarding military/veterans legal representation that are not specifically related to the Department of Veterans Affairs and Title 38. A common issue is veterans seeking representation to request a military discharge upgrade and/or correction of military records. Many veterans are confused on how to proceed and an easy way to get familiarized with the process is to review recent decisions from the from the service Discharge Review Boards (DRB) and/or Board of Corrections of Military Records (BCMR). A link to Department of Defense (DoD) Electronic Reading Room for service BCMRs and DRBs can be found at http://boards.law.af.mil/.
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg (FRE-L) provides free consultations to discuss issues pertaining to military discharge upgrades and/or corrections of military records. Cost for formal representation before the operative BCMR or DRB are provided on a flat-fee basis. Representation at the BCMR/DRB includes case development through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), assistance with obtaining relevant medical information and statements from family members or employers, analysis of case law and operative regulations, identification of legal errors, and preparation and filing of your application along with legal memorandum.
If you have questions concerning your characterization of discharge or are seeking representation for BCMR/DRB review, please don’t hesitate to contact me at (732) 382-6070 or via email at sdirector@FRE-L.com.