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  • SCRA Insurance Protection

    Insurance

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act protects servicemembers from losing health or life insurance coverage if they are called to active duty military service, deployment or overseas tours of duty. Health Insurance Protection Under SCRA If a person is called to active duty they are entitled to reinstatement of any health insurance that was in effect on the day before such service commenced, and was terminated effective on a date during the per... more

  • Military Legal Matters Overview

    law court

    Members of the military are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. There are also several free legal services available to military members, their families, and veterans. If you are in the military, you are subject to a different legal system than civilians are, the following links describe that legal system: Military law overview Physical disability board of review Military political activity restrictions Nonj... more

  • SCRA Lease Termination Provisions

    Green house in hands.

    The SCRA makes provisions to allow a servicemember to terminate certain lease agreements as described here. Real Property Leases Lease of premises occupied, or intended to be occupied, by a servicemember or a servicemember's dependents for a residential, professional, business, agricultural, or similar purpose if: the lease is executed by or on behalf of a person who thereafter and during the term of the lease enters military service;... more

  • SCRA Rental and Eviction Protection

    Miniature house on a stack of dollar bills.

    Another key provision under the  Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA) protects your dependents from being evicted while you are serving your country. If you rent a house or apartment that is occupied for dwelling purposes and the rent does not exceed $3,329.84 per month (for 2015), the landlord must obtain a court order authorizing eviction. This provision applies regardless of whether quarters were rented before or after entry into militar... more

  • SCRA Judicial Proceedings

    Scales

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act protects servicemembers from certain judicial proceedings until they return from military service, deployment or overseas tours of duty. These protections include: Stay of Proceedings If the person is in military service or is within 90 days after termination of or release from military service and has received notice of a civil action or proceeding.the court may on its own motion and shall, upon applicati... more

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