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  • JAG Legal Notes - The Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a federal statute passed by Congress to allow military members to suspend or postpone some civil obligations so that the military member can devote his or her full attention to military duties. Read More

    By:
    Minnesota Army National Guard Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
  • JAG Legal Notes - Your Rights Under USERRA

    The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) provides reemployment protection and other benefits for veterans and employees who perform military service. Read More

    By:
    Minnesota Army National Guard Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
  • Legal Needs Check-up Tool

    Check the boxes that apply to you. Then print out a Word document that will provide some basic information about your legal issues and where to find more information and help. You must use Internet Explorer 6.0 browser or later to use this online tool. Content Detail

    By:
    Stateside Legal
  • Military Service and Social Security

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    U.S. Social Security Administration
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  • Military Service Members Relief

    The Servicemember's Civil Relief Act provides certain protections for service men and women on active duty in the United States Armed Services. The Act also applies to a service member called to active state duty because of a federal emergency, such as the National Guard's assistance in airport security. Content Detail

    By:
    Minnesota Attorney General's Office
  • Mortgage Payment Relief and Protection from Foreclosure for Reservists, Guardsmen and Other Military Personnel

    Get answers to common questions about mortgage payment relief and protection from foreclosure provided by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (formerly known as The Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940). Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Naturalization Information for Military Personnel

    If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for citizenship under special provisions provided for in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Pension Program Links for Veterans

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    By:
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Stateside Legal

    This website is for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. Our goal is to help you access benefits, find free legal help, and better understand your legal issues. This is a national website focusing initially on federal programs. Many laws vary from state to state. Many websites provide information for military households or veterans. Here our goal is to index the best legal information available in one easy-to-use site. We have also added our own interactive forms, videos, and legal analysis. We try to deliver answers to your questions using Plain English. Content Detail

    By:
    Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine
  • Veterans and Servicemembers Handbook

    This booklet is designed to summarize several laws that affect service members and their dependents. Content Detail

    By:
    Minnesota Attorney General's Office
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