Legal Assistance on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston
Eligibility: To qualify for Legal Assistance, you must present a valid military ID card and fall into one of the following categories:
● Active-Duty Military Members and their dependents
● Reserve and Guard Members who are on active duty and their dependents
● Retired military members and their dependents. If you are a "gray area" retired reservist or guardsman or a dependent of one of them, you must be receiving retirement pay to be eligible for service. Please note you must have a military ID card to be eligible.
● Other individuals in unique circumstances may be eligible if they have a valid military identification card
Legal assistance on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is provided by attorneys with the 502d Force Support Group Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, located at:
2422 Stanley Road, Building 134
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
Additional information on the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Legal Assistance Office may be found at: Joint Base San Antonio Legal Assistance Office Website
Consultations are by appointment only, scheduled at https://fortsamlegal.setmore.com
Note: Legal advice is provided during appointments. Legal advice will not be provided by phone or email.
Practice Areas: Divorce, Real Property, Financial Affairs, Family Law, Immigration, Powers of Attorney, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), Tax Centers, Voting, Wills, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), Probate, Witness & Victim Assistance, Claims
Soldier Legal Services
Soldier Legal Services is a separate office that has Army attorneys who primarily assist with military administrative actions.
2450 Dragon Valley Rd, Building 133 (lower level)
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
Note: To locate Soldier Legal Services on Google maps, search for “Soldier Legal Services
Hours of operation:
Monday through Thursday: 0700 to 1600 Friday: 0700 to 1500
Consultations are in-person only – call 210-221-2282 to schedule an appointment.
Tuesdays / Thursdays are walk-in days from 0800 to 1100 – no appointment necessary to consult with an attorney, but clients are seen first come, first serve.
Note: Legal advice is provided during appointments only. Legal advice will not be provided by phone or email.
Practice Areas: FLIPLs, OER/NCOER Appeals, Response to Reprimands, Security Clearance Revocations, Driving Privilege Revocations, AR 15-6 and Other Investigations, Line of Duty Determinations, Bars to Continued Service, Relief for Cause, Voluntary Resignations/Separations, Article 138 Complaints, Medical Credential Actions, Correction of Military Records, Hardship Discharges, Compassionate Reassignment, EFMP Special Education Law Assistance, Army Family Care Plans, Command Directed Mental Health Evaluations, Notarizations, Powers of Attorney