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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 Frequently Asked Questions

    Reviewing important documents

    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

  • 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 Taxation Protections

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    The new Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA), formerly the Soldiers and Sailors Relief Act, prevents servicemembers from a form of double taxation that can occur when they have a spouse who works and is taxed in a state other than the state in which they maintain their permanent legal residence. The SCRA will also prevent states from using the income earned by a servicemember in determining the spouse's tax rate when they do not maintain... more

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