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The XVIII Airborne Corps Legal Assistance Office will be CLOSED on the following days:

May 24, 2024 - Corps Training Holiday - Closed

May 27, 2024 - Memorial Day Holiday - Closed

June 14, 2024 - Corps Training Holiday - Closed

June 19, 2024 - Juneteenth Holiday - Closed

July 4, 2024 - Independence Day Holiday - Closed

July 5, 2024 - Corps Training Holiday - Closed

August 23, 2024 - Corps Training Holiday - Closed

August 30, 2024 - Corps Training Holiday - Closed

September 2, 2024 - Labor Day Holiday - Closed

 

The office is closed on Federal and XVIII Airborne Corps training holidays.  We also close periodically for military training obligations.

 

 
Legal Assistance Office hours of operations:
MONDAY: 0900-1200 (last client taken at 1145) and 1300-1600 (appointments only)
TUESDAY: 0900-1200 (last client taken at 1145) and 1300-1600 (appointments only)
WEDNESDAY: 0900-1200 (last client taken at 1145) and 1300-1600 (Walk-in Wills must be present at 0900.  Clients must sign in between 0800-0859)
THURSDAY: 0900-1200 (last client taken at 1145) and 1300-1600(Family Law Only -- Divorce/Separation Brief begins at 0900, this briefing is MANDATORY) Must be present at 0900
FRIDAY: 0900-1200 (last client taken at 1145)(appointments only)
Closed for lunch 1200-1300

A Military ID is required to schedule an appointment; therefore, appointments cannot be made over the phone.

The office is closed on Federal and XVIII Airborne Corps training holidays. We also close periodically for military training obligations. 

Attention:

Please be advised that we schedule appointments two weeks out. Once the schedule is full, we will be unable to take appointments until we see all clients scheduled for the two weeks prior. There are exceptions for circumstances in which the client cannot wait two weeks.

A Military ID is required to schedule an appointment, therefore appoinments cannot be made over the phone. 

-Chief of Legal Assistance

 

 

Legal Assistance Office

We provide legal services to Fort Liberty & the local military community.
We are located in the Client Services Office in Wing D of the Soldier Support Center, 1st Floor. If you enter the Soldier Support Center through the main doors, turn left at the information desk and go down the hallway. Client Services will be on your left across from Retiree Services.

APPOINTMENTS: Appointments are made on the first day of the work week starting at 0900. Appointments are made no more than two weeks in advance.  Appointments must be made in person to verify eligibility and cannot be scheduled over the phone.

The office currently does NOT make appointments for wills.  Clients seeking a will must utilize the walk-in Will Wednesday services.

If you are represented by a civilian attorney on any matter for which you are seeking legal assistance, you must get a written waiver or letter of consent BEFORE we can speak to you.

The following cases are handled on an appointment basis, for all active-duty personnel, retirees, and their family members:

  • Consumer Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Complaints
  • OER and NCOER Appeals
  • Line of Duty Investigations
  • Wills (while we offer wills, we do NOT make will appointments, clients must utilize the walk-in Will Wednesday services)
  • Identity Theft
  • FLIPL Rebuttals
  • Name Changes
  • Debt Collection/Credit Reporting Problems
  • Unsigned Contracts
  • Memorandums of Reprimand Rebuttals
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
  • Other IAW Regulations

Legal Assistance Attorneys CANNOT provide advice on the following topics: Military Justice Matters, Civilian Criminal Issues, Private Business Activities (including Landlords), Employment Matters (other than USERRA), or Litigation against the United States.

Powers of attorney and notarial services are offered on a walk-in basis at any time during business hours.

General powers of attorney and multiple types of specific powers of attorneys are available.

WILLS/ESTATES PLANNING:

Advance life directive (living will), health care powers of attorney, and durable powers of attorney are available on a walk-in basis or in conjunction with an appointment.

  • Living wills allow you to make decisions about life support.
  • Health care powers of attorney allow you to name a person to make medical decisions for you if you become unable to make decisions for yourself.
  • Durable financial powers of attorney allow you to name a person to handle your affairs if you become incapacitated.