LEX FORI PLLC Asks United States Supreme Court to Force Georgia to Reconsider Its Refusal to Recognize Military Servicemember’s Home of Record in Suit to Vindicate Constitutional Rights

Supreme Court Attorney Carson J. Tucker of Lex Fori PLLC filed a petition in the United States Supreme Court seeking to overturn Georgia's dismissal of a military servicemember's suit in the county of his official "home of record", even though the servicemember was never domiciled or living anywhere else. Upon a change of duty station [...]

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 [...]

Lex Fori PLLC and Carson J. Tucker Submit Pro Bono Brief in Louisiana Supreme Court Defending Disabled Veteran

In keeping with our efforts in providing pro bono representation to disabled veterans and protecting their disability from being depleted by state courts and overwhelming legal fees, I filed an appearance and was admitted to the Louisiana Supreme Court in the case of Boutte v. Boutte. On August 7, we filed our petition. Today we [...]

Lex Fori PLLC and Carson J. Tucker Secure Unanimous Victory in Supreme Court – Michigan Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Opinion Overruling Prior Michigan Case Law and Reversing Court of Appeals Decision

After a second appeal to the Supreme Court of Michigan in a case argued by Carson J. Tucker, the Court overruled state case law and holds that federal law preempts state courts from ordering a division of military disability pay in state court divorce proceedings. More analysis on the opinion in Foster v Foster will [...]

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 [...]