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Security Clearance – Guideline F: Financial Concerns & Guideline E: Personal Conduct

APRIL 2, 2017
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
GUIDELINE F: FINANCIAL CONCERNS

The Edmunds Law Firm received notice of another favorable decision on a national security clearance matter that was heard before DOHA and reported officially on their web site.

The case involved a man who had debts totaling $89,000. There were 6 debts in all. The Applicant had also filed for Bankruptcy protection.

Attorney Ryan Nerney for the Edmunds Law Firm tried the case. Attorney Nerney is a seasoned trial lawyer and handles many of the Firm cases on the West coast.

At the Hearing Attorney Nerney introduced evidence and took testimony. He argued the “whole person concept” as well as the mitigating factors.

The judge found that “the concerns over Applicant’s history of financial problems do not create doubt about his current reliability, trustworthiness, good judgment, and ability to protect classified information.”  The clearance was granted.

The Edmunds Law Firm helps clients around the globe with Response to SOR, as well as Appeals on Security Clearance Denials. Call 800.481.2526 for help.

ARLINGTON, VA
DEC 28, 2016
GUIDELINE F: FINANCIAL CONCERNS
GUIDELINE E: PERSONAL CONDUCT

On 1-3-17 The Edmunds Law Firm received written notification of a favorable decision in a National Security Clearance case that went to a Formal Hearing.  The case was aggressively litigated by Attorney Alan Edmunds who presented numerous documentary evidence and testimony.

The first concern was financial. Our client had 7 debts that were delinquent or unpaid. The defense to many of the items raised by Attorney Edmunds was that the debts were disputed. Alan Edmunds is this country’s leading Security Clearance Lawyer and is often called, “The Best Security Clearance Lawyer” in the country. His record on the official gov’t web site at DOHA tells the story of an attorney who “takes the fight” to the government. According to the gov’t web site he has taken over 600 cases to court in the last 4 years all across the country. Alan Edmunds appears before several gov’t agencies including DOHA, FBI, CIA, DIA, NSA,  NRO, DOE, and Dept of State to name a few.

 

Of the allegation involving Personal Conduct, the Judge stated in his decision:

” The personal conduct concerns were determined to be unsubstantiated.”

 

Of the Guideline F allegations Financial Concerns, the Judge stated in his decision,

“I conclude that Applicant presented sufficient evidence to explain, extenuate, or mitigate the acts admitted by Applicant or proven by Dept Counsel.”

 

The Judge went on to say:

“The concerns over Applicants history of financial problems do not create doubt about his current reliability, trustworthiness, good judgment, and ability to protect classified information.”

 

Do you have concerns about your Clearance ?  Is your job at risk ? Hire the most incredible attorney in the country to stand with you and fight for your Clearance and job. Attorney Alan Edmunds is a phone call away – 800.481.2526.

 

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