The Installation Legal Office is available to all Soldiers, dependents, and retirees. Services include the preparation of wills, powers of attorney and translation of documents. The office also offers advice in a wide range of legal areas including landlord/tenant, military administrative, family law, and consumer law. To set up an appointment call (787) 707-5155.
We also have information papers, resources, and helpful links available below for your reference prior to setting up an appointment.
The Claims Office's Mission: pursuant to Army Regulation 27-20, is to process, investigate, adjudicate, and negotiate the settlement of non-contractual claims on behalf of and against the Army filed at Fort Buchanan. As shown below, these types of claims include personnel claims, tort claims, affirmative claims, and Article 139 Claims. We provide professional resolution of claims filed against the United States government and assert claims on behalf of the United States government against responsible parties. Although our office cannot advise anyone in filing a claim against the government, we can provide you with the necessary forms.
The Claims The Claims Division adjudicates personal claims for property damage incident to service filed by Soldiers. We also receive, investigate, and adjudicate all claims filed against the United States Army in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Additionally, we assert claims on behalf of the United States against third parties responsible for damages and expenses incurred by the Federal Government. We may be contacted via e-mail at: Claims Division
If you have any questions regarding a potential claim, feel free to contact us at (787) 707-5155.
Congress has passed laws governing payment to you for losses as a result of your military service. Not all losses resulting from Army service are reimbursable. For example, a loss that is partly your fault is not reimbursable. Army judge advocates around the world process claims under the supervision of the HYPERLINK: US Army Claims Service home page. Army Regulation (AR) 27‐ 20 covers the basic claims procedures.
You May Have A Claim Against the Government if:
The Claims Division processes three broad categories of claims:
Depreciation Guide is applied to all items claimed on PCA claims.
For more information, visit US Army Claims Service home page
|* Household Goods Claims|
|* Claim for loss of or damage to personal property incident to service DD 1842|
|* List of property and claims analysis chart DD 1844|