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Our law firm is not currently accepting new cases in this practice area. We hope you find the information contained here helpful.

Texas has added a benefit for new Veteran Owned Businesses.  If a new business is wholly owned by honorably discharged veterans, that business can be exempt from the Texas Franchise Tax for the first five years of its existence.  More details: comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo/franchise/veteranOwnedBusiness.html

USERRA protects reservists and guard members who get called up, making sure that the impact on your civilian job is minimized.   USERRA applies to all employers, regardless of size, and provides important protections for veterans with disabilities.  Because USERRA applies to all employers, it provides disabled veterans with more protection than the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which applies to employers with 15 or more employees.  More on USERRA is available at www.dol.gov/vets.

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides protection for members called for active duty who have lost income because of that active duty service.  It also protects active duty members if someone brings legal action against you in civilian court, giving you additional response time if your military service affects your ability to respond.

Penny helps attorneys who handle Texas military divorces with drafting the order that goes to DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Service) to divide the military retired pay.  Please call for more information.

Robe Law Firm does not handle VA claims of any kind.

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