Lex Fori PLLC and Trinity Advocates file Pro Bono Petition in United States Supreme Court to Pursue Civil Rights Claims on Behalf of Disabled Veterans

Lex Fori PLLC filed another Petition in the United States Supreme Court asserting veterans' rights to file civil rights actions against the state for the unlawful taking of their disability pay. This case arises out of a split of authority among the Circuit Courts over whether a viable cause of action exists under the Civil [...]

United States Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief on Behalf of Over 60 Current and Former State Legislators submitted by Lex Fori PLLC and Carson J. Tucker in Merits Case of Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Case No. 19-123

Attorney Carson J. Tucker, Counsel of Record for nearly 70 Current and Former State Legislators from Kansas, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the case of Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Case No. 19-123. The case has garnered national attention as it relates to [...]

Law Offices of Carson J. Tucker to Bring Constitutional Challenge to Alabama Department of Human Resources in Veterans’ Benefits Takings Case in United States Supreme Court

Summary We have engaged to file a petition in the United States Supreme Court to challenge the 1987 decision in Rose v. Rose, 481 U.S. 619 (1987), in which the Supreme Court held that all veterans’ disability pay could be diverted and otherwise taken by state courts and state agencies to satisfy the veteran’s child support [...]

Law Offices of Carson J. Tucker Files Pro Bono Appeal for Disabled Veteran Seeking to Protect Disability Benefits from State Court Legal Process

In another pro bono veteran's disability case, I recently filed a brief in the Michigan Court of Appeals seeking a decision on the applicability of federal law to a specific set of disabled veterans. Carpenter v. Carpenter Brief on Appeal Although federal law in some cases allows state courts to use veterans' disability pay to pay child [...]