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Staff Judge Advocate (Legal Office)

Feb. 13, 2013

Located in the headquarters building at 102 E Hill Blvd, Room 135. 

For legal assistance contact the legal office at 963-5502

Legal assistance is available on Tuesdays: 12-1 p.m. (Active Duty in uniform only); and 1-3 p.m. (All others)

Will are done by appointment only on Thursdays 8-11 a.m.

We can provide the following documents:

Will
Living Will
Durable Power of Attorney
Health Care Power of Attorney
General Power of Attorney
Specific Power of Attorney

We can advise you on the following issues:

Adoption
Automobile
Buying/Selling Home
Casualty Affairs
Child Support/Paternity
Notary Service
Dependent Care
Divorce/Separation 
Immigration
Landlord/Tenant
Mobility Requirements
Personal Finances/Debts
Power-of-Attorney
Will/Estates
Renting Leases
Taxes
Service Member's Civil Relief Act

We cannot advise on the following issues:

Business or Commercial Enterprises
Criminal Matters
Real Estates Sales/Closing Documents
Legal Concerns of Another Person

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have legal questions answered on the telephone? No, In accordance with AFI 51-504, you must come in person presenting a valid military identification card during legal assistance.

Can a military attorney represent me in civilian court? No, you must hire a civilian attorney.

Can the military file paperwork for me in a civilian court? No

Can the military draft up separation and or divorce papers for me? No

For a referral to a civilian attorney
you may contact the
Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-868-2284

If you feel you cannot afford an attorney
you may contact the
Charleston Legal Aid Office at 720-7044