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Legal Assistance Office

Our Mission

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

THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY, 18 FEBRUARY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.  WE WILL NEXT BE OPEN ON TUESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2021.

Note: OUR EMAIL BOX IS CURRENTLY DOWN.  ALL LEGAL ASSISTANCE REQUESTS MUST BE MADE BY PHONE.  A

The Legal Assistance Office is open and currently operating under the following conditions:  All  attorney consultations are conducted telephonically.  To request an appointment, please call (703) 805-2856 and leave your name and phone number for a return call from our paralegals for screening and scheduling.  

 

Non-deploying estate plans will be drafted and reviewed with clients, but will be executed onsite once we resume normal operations.

Soldiers who are scheduled for deployment will be provided on-site services.  Please be sure to indicate your deployment status when you call our office for assistance.

 

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE APPOINTMENTS:

All persons scheduling appointments with the Fort Belvoir Legal Assistance Office must provide their DODID # and ID card expiration date.  Please have this information on hand when contacting our office for an appointment.  Unfortunately we are unable to make appointments without this information.

 

Effective Monday, 23 November 2020, the Legal Assistance Office will provide notary and power of attorney services subject to the following restrictions:

1. Service will be provided to active duty clients and family members only, between the hours of 0900 - 1030  on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY, as long as they are duty days.   

2. Clients must wear face masks at all times when conducting business with legal assistance.

3. Clients must bring their own pens.

4. Clients will park in our front parking lot and wait outside the front entrance.  Please maintain social distancing as you wait in line.  If no one has come to the door in 3 minutes, please knock.

5. Clients will be served in line-up order.

6. While waiting, clients must maintain minimum of 6 feet distance from other parties.

7. Only one client will be admitted at a time and only by direction of the legal assistance team.

8. No third parties (friends / children / guests) will be admitted into the building or waiting area (clients only).

9. Once admitted to the building, clients must follow the instructions of the legal assistance team.

10. No real estate closings will be notarized during this time

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

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

Email: usarmy.belvoir.usamc.mbx.fort-belvoir-legal-assistance@mail.mil 

www.facebook.com/fortbelvoirlegalassistance

More Information:

Appointments

Case Types

Library

Power of Attorney and Notary Services

Tax Center

Will Worksheet

Divorce Worksheet

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