NEWS | Feb. 23, 2015

JB Charleston legal office covers both the AB and WS

By 628th Air Base Wing Public Affairs


No matter what side of Joint Base Charleston you call home, the 628th Air Base Wing Legal Office has you covered.

These two locations make it easier for base members to take advantage of the myriad of services the legal office can provide. 

Legal services are provided to active-duty members, active Guard and Reserve members, retirees and dependents. Civilian personnel and contractors who are deploying to theater of operations are eligible for wills and Powers of Attorney.  

Air Base

Located at Headquarters Bldg. 16000 at 102 E. Hill Blvd.                      

Legal Consultation: Available on a walk-in basis on Tuesday's from 12 to 1 p.m. for active-duty in uniform only and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for everyone else.

Wills: By appointment only on Thursdays from 8 to 11 a.m.

Powers of Attorney and Notary: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday's 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Weapons Station

Located at Headquarters Bldg.  84 at 2316 Red Bank Rd. 

Walk-in Legal Consultation: Monday from 8 to 11 a.m.

Legal Consultation: Available by appointment on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Wills: By appointment only on Mondays from 12 to 2 p.m.

Powers of Attorney and Notary: Powers of Attorney and Notary: Available Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 to 11 a.m.

The legal office is closed daily for lunch from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and is closed on Wednesdays. 

The legal offices can provide the following documents:

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

Advise service members on the following issues:

Adoption
Automobile/Lemon Laws
Notary Service
Divorce and Separation
Immigration
Landlord and Tennant
Mobility Requirements
Personal Finances and Debts
Power of Attorney
Wills and Estates
Renting Leases
Taxes
Service Member's Civil Relief Act

Cannot advise service members on the following issues:
Legal concerns of another person
Business or Commercial Enterprises
Criminal Matters
Real Estate Sales and Closing Documents

Please visit the Air Force Legal Assistance web site at https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil to complete a will questionnaire and for useful legal information.

For all legal assistance appointments, contact the legal office at 843-963-5502.