Client Successfully Obtained Interim for Clearance as Gov. Employee

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Client previously declined interim for clearance as a government employee due to Adjudicative Guideline F – Financial Considerations following Bankruptcy due to aftereffects of 9/11 impact on Defense Contractors and tax indebtedness as well as errors made on SF86, Questionnaire for National Security Positions. Client contacted JAG Defense about two years ago to discuss potential for getting a clearance again in the future. Client eventually offered another government employee position and this time, with assistance from JAG Defense was successful in obtaining favorable interim decision, permitting client to commence work, and then receiving final favorable clearance. 

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Clearance Granted After SOR Under Financial Considerations

SOUTHEAST – Client Federal Government civilian employee within the Department of Defense was issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guideline F – Financial Considerations as a result of a number of financial accounts in collection, two tax liens, a Bankruptcy, and a Judgment resulting in garnished wages as well as misuse of a Government Travel Card for personal use.  After submitting a response to the SOR the Central Adjudication Facility found FOR THE APPLICANT and the clearance was granted without the necessity of a Personal Appearance. 

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CAF Issued “Conditional” Granting of Clearance for Client

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Client Federal Government civilian employee was issued Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) under the Adjudicative Guideline for F – Financial Considerations after having three real estate properties (one residential and two investment) fall into foreclosure/short-sale as well as having a Judgment issued by one of the properties “property owner association” for falling behind on debts totally approximately $295,000.00.  After submission of a written response to the SOR demonstrating the substantial efforts that the client had made, even though there remained outstanding balances on a number of the accounts, the Central Adjudication Facility issued a “Conditional” granting of the clearance. 

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JAG Defense Retains Security Clearance for Active Duty Member

WASHINGTON DC – Client active duty member was previously denied access to classified information by another Federal Agency when that denial file was forwarded to the client’s service Central Adjudication Facility (CAF), which issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to which client responded.  The SOR was based upon Adjudicative Guidelines for B – Foreign Influence,  D – Sexual Behavior, E – Personal Conduct, F – Financial Considerations, H – Drug Involvement, J – Criminal Conduct, and M – Use of Information Technology Systems as a result of refusal to pay delinquent credit accounts, retaliatory damage to the property of a neighbor, vandalism, providing false information to law enforcement, reckless driving, reckless discharge of firearms on various occasions and settings, numerous adulterous relationships to include with a foreign national, transmission of pornographic self-images through government computer and information systems, theft of government property, drug use by the client and the client’s spouse, involvement in drug dealing, sexual relations with a minor, multiple failures to successfully complete polygraph examinations, pointing a loaded handgun at a neighbor, bringing a concealed weapon to the workplace, theft of government property, and possession of unregistered weapons on government property.  Upon receipt of Letter of Notification of revocation of clearance by the service CAF, client retained JAG Defense for representation at a Personal Appearance before an Administrative Judge from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA).  After presenting the case at the Personal Appearance the Personnel Security Appeals Board (PSAB) reinstated the client’s clearance. 

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