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  • SCRA Judicial Proceedings

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    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

  • Military Legal Matters Overview

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    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 Insurance Protection

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    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

  • SCRA Frequently Asked Questions

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    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a program that provides certain protections from civil actions against servicemembers who are called to Active Duty. It restricts or limits actions against these personnel in the areas of financial management, such as rental agreements, security deposits, evictions, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgages, civil judicial proceedings, income tax payments, and more. Here are fre... more

  • Civil Relief Act Aids Servicemembers

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides protection to servicemembers who have difficulty meeting their financial and legal obligations because of their military service. The SCRA allows servicemembers required to PCS or deploy with military orders to terminate automotive or residential leases early. The SCRA affords servicemembers this right regardless of what the lease says. Your deployment must be for at least 90 days for you to ... more

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