All legal aid appointments are made by telephone. Voluntary tax assistance Locations Eligibility for legal assistance The legal department of Nellis AFB can only provide legal assistance in personal and civil matters. We cannot assist our clients in the following aspects: criminal cases, personal companies or commercial companies, business on behalf of third parties, representation before the courts or in administrative proceedings or in the preparation of real estate documents or living trusts. Please seek external advice on these issues. Represented by a lawyer? If you are already represented by a civil lawyer in a matter in which you are seeking legal advice, you must provide a written waiver or the consent of your lawyer before seeking legal advice. Provide professional and comprehensive legal support to the Air Force, Commanders and Airmen at the speed relevant to mission success in joint and coalition operations The Area Defense Council (ADC) provides independent legal representation to individual air force members. Travellers facing adverse administrative acts or suspected of having committed a criminal offence under the Uniform Code of Military Justice may receive confidential legal advice from a CDA. DO NOT CONTACT the local law firm for these matters, as anything you say can be used against you in court! The Office of the Personnel Judge Counsel provides legal services and advice to all active duty personnel and their dependents, as well as to reservists and guards on active duty in the Confederation and their dependents, absolutely free of charge. In addition, retired staff members, their relatives and dependent survivors may also receive legal assistance where staff and facilities are available. Air Force lawyers and paralegals can assist eligible personnel with wills, powers of attorney, notarial services, or advice on personal civil law issues such as adoption, landlord-tenant issues, tax assistance, and consumer law issues. Legal counsel are licensed lawyers hired by the Air Force and advise board members on personal legal matters. The Legal Aid Programme provides advice in personal civil matters. Legal advisors cannot represent clients in court, nor can they advise people who have hired a civil lawyer on the same subject.
They cannot give advice on criminal cases or crimes related to the UCMJ (active military personnel with these problems should contact the area defense council office at (937) 257-7841), or help someone avoid paying a debt, or advise anyone regarding private business affairs and other external jobs. They are also prohibited from creating personal legal documents on behalf of beneficiaries, with the exception of wills, powers of attorney and affidavits. To ensure a productive appointment, please arrange child care during your visit to the law firm. Letter article 137 The letter article 137 takes place on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at the Education Centre, Building 20, Room 310, at 9 a.m. Make sure you arrive at least 10 minutes early. Members of the tax center department are encouraged to use Military One Source`s free tax return service at www.militaryonesource.mil. (*Disclaimer – law firm no longer provides tax assistance) Do you feel that your child with special needs is not getting enough resources from school? Need help understanding or applying your IEP? Does a child have a 504 plan and you have questions? A lawyer can help you navigate your child`s EFMP needs. Call a legal aid appointment and a lawyer will be hired to help your family. The Air Force Claims Service Center is located in Area A, Bldg. 1, Suite 500, and handles personal claims from airmen and civilian employees worldwide. Those with household items, personal belongings, and vehicle damage can benefit from this streamlined online claims process. Submitting a claim and getting paid has never been easier and faster! To file a claim online, visit the Air Force Claims Service Center.
The website also lists a toll-free number and a DSN number to help you file a claim. The Office of the 88th Wing of the Staff Judge Advocate Air Base handles tort claims against the Air Force. For more information, call (937) 257-6142. Disciplined and legally qualified airmen and air force organizations that apply the law to advance the mission POWERS With some planning, most people can usually manage their own affairs. However, there are times when you might need someone to act as your agent in your absence to run a particular business. When you appoint someone to act on your behalf, do so by giving them your authority. A power of attorney is a legal document that allows another person to take legal action on your behalf (such as selling a home) and can be specific (usually related to a single transaction or event) or general (overall power over someone else`s legal affairs). Special powers of attorney that are tailored to individual needs once or for a limited period of time are usually the best choice. The legal department is ready to design both. For more information about powers of attorney or to complete a celebrity questionnaire before you arrive at the basic law firm, you can visit the Air Force Legal Aid website. A will is a written legal statement about how personal property should be distributed after death. The legal department can help eligible military members and family members write a will.
Before making an appointment, members should read the “Testamentary Considerations for Military Families” fact sheet and complete a testamentary questionnaire, which can be found on the Air Force Legal Assistance website. The Office of the Judge Advocate of the Staff of Nellis AFB provides high-quality legal advice in the areas of civil law, contract law, labour law, environmental law, claims law and military justice for courts martial and extrajudicial punitive measures. The Office also provides legal assistance to military personnel, retirees and family members in personal and civilian matters.