Mission Statement:
Deliver principled, responsive counsel and mission-focused legal services to the Garrison Command and Staff; to Soldiers, Families, Civilians, and Retirees; and to designated Partner organizations.

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The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate is located on the corner of Belvoir Road and 23rd Street near the Officer's Club. Click here for a detailed map.

Legal Assistance Office

The Fort Belvoir Legal Assistance Office will be closed to all services on the following dates -

24, 25, 26 December for Christmas

31 December, 1 January for New Years

TAX CENTER NOTICE: 

"The Fort Belvoir Legal Assistance Office needs Volunteers to help prepare state and federal income taxes for the upcoming season. Volunteers will get training and a chance to help our military community. Interested volunteers are ask to contact Mr. Ralph Joyner at 703-805-4370, or please leave a message by calling 703-805-2856, then press the number 1 then 4."

Licensed Attorneys and paralegals are available to help you with your personal civil legal issues. All of our services are free.

Who We Serve:

Active Duty Service members, retirees, and their dependents, as well as Reservists and civilians preparing for deployments.

Location:

9990 Belvoir Drive

Bldg. 257

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Hours:

Attorney consultations are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only.

Notary/Power of Attorney Services are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays (no appointments needed).  Home Closing Documents do require an appointment to be made.

Closed Holidays and Weekends

Contact Us:

Phone: 703-805-2856

Fax: 703-805-3263

www.facebook.com/fortbelvoirlegalassistance

More Information:

Appointments

Case Types

Library

Power of Attorney and Notary Services

Tax Center

Will Worksheet

Divorce Worksheet

Mold for Virginia Residents

Claims Office

Mission:

  • Quickly and fairly settle claims against the Army, which arise out of activities of the Army and DoD agencies within the geographic assigned by the United States Army Claims Service.
  • Protect the financial interests of the United States in asserting affirmative claims against third party tortfeasors. 
  • Provide high quality training, advice, and support to units and agencies within the Fort Belvoir claims office’s assigned area of responsibility. 

Where We Fit In:

We support IMCOM's Base Support Services and Infrastructure Sustainment by fairly and timely resolving claims against the United States and by holding tortfeasors responsible for damage to Army and DoD property.

Location:

9990 Belvoir Drive

Bldg. 257

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Hours:

Monday through Wednesday, and Friday: 9 to 11:30 a.m., 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m.

Closed Holidays and Weekends

Contact Us:

Phone: 703-805-2315

Fax: 703-805-3263

More Information:

Negligence/Military Activity Claims

Incident to Service Losses

Article 139 Losses

Medical Affirmative Claims - POCs

 

Military Justice

Location:

9990 Belvoir Drive

Bldg. 257

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 (The Military Justice Office is located in the basement)

Hours:

Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed Holidays and Weekends

More Information:

Services

Victim/Witness Liason Info

Magistrate Court

Juvenile Review Board

 

Administrative and Civil Law

Mission:   The Administrative and Civil Law Division provides a wide range of legal services to the Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander, staff, tenant, and partner organizations regarding administrative legal matters. Areas of practice include, but are not limited, to AR 15-6 and Article 32 investigation legal reviews; line of duty investigations; MWR activities; federal ethics laws; FRG activities; fundraising on post; private organizations; environmental law matters; and labor law matters.  

The Administrative and Civil Law Division provides regular briefings on government ethics, acquisition ethics, and post-government employment matters.  Administrative attorneys personally advise newly appointed investigating officers on FLIPLs, AR 15-6 investigations, and Article 32 investigations.  The Administrative and Civil Law Division also coordinates the collection and maintenance of public and confidential financial disclosure reports.

Information Papers

Helpful Links

AR-15-6 Investigating Officer's Guide 

Contact Information:
Phone: 703-805-4393
Fax:  703-805-3263

 

Trial Defense Service

Mission: “Defending Those Who Defend America”

USATDS provides specified defense counsel services for Army personnel, whenever required by law or regulation and authorized by The Judge Advocate General (TJAG) or TJAG’s designee.

Location:

Trial Defense Services, OSJA

9990 Belvoir Road

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Hours:

Monday through Friday:  0930 - 1530

Walk in clients permitted Tuesday and Thursday: 0930 to 11:30.  All other times by appointment only.

Contact Us:

Phone: 703-805-4383

Fax: 703-805-4413

Duties of USATDS:

Priority I:
1. Special and General Courts-Martial representation
2. Article 32, UCMJ, representation; and
3. Counseling of pretrial confinees.

Priority II:
1. Counseling IAW Article 31/Miranda/Tempia requirements
2. Counseling with regard to Summary Courts-Martial (SCM)
3. Formal Article 15, UCMJ, counseling;
4. Representation and counseling of officers recommended for elimination UP of AR 600-8-24
5. Counseling of officers desiring to submit a resignation in lieu of administrative elimination or Resignation for the Good of the Service Pending General Court-Martial
6. Representation and counseling of enlisted Soldiers recommended for involuntary separation UP of AR 635-200
7. Representation and counseling for reduction boards based on misconduct.

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