4 Fw Legal Office

Our mission is to support the preparedness of the Combat Air Force by providing comprehensive legal services; ensure the highest calibre of deployable aircraft by promoting legal readiness and discipline; and resources that enable Eielson Air Force Base to deploy combat troops. For assistance with other claims, call our office at (907) 377-4114. The 4 FW Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides legal assistance and preventive legal training to military, retired and dependents in a variety of legal matters, including: wills, advance medical directives, powers of attorney, protection and responsibilities under the Military Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Uniform Law on Rights to Employment and Re-Employment of Services (USERRA), family law, landlords` rental law, consumer law and taxes. Article 137 Letter of re-enrolment of 15. In December 2020, re-subscribers will have the opportunity to complete the mandatory letter of Article 137 via ADLS (use Internet Explorer). Members must attach their certificate of completion to their reinstatement form provided by their Secondment Counsellor/MPS and submit this form to their Counsellor/MPF. The Legal Department will continue to offer a personal letter to interested parties every first Tuesday of the month. Members may call the law firm at (919) 722-5322 for questions or more information. Please note that this does not apply to first-term airmen, they will meet this requirement via FTAC. Legal assistance/appointment Legal advice is provided by appointment only, from Tuesday to Thursday. Each appointment lasts 30 minutes. To make an appointment, call 919-722-5322 during regular business hours Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Medical wills and/or wills are only scheduled for Wednesdays by appointment. Each appointment lasts 45 minutes. Call 919-722-5322 and you will be notified of current availability. However, before a will date is set, you must first provide the office with your spreadsheet ticket number. You can obtain this ticket number by completing a “Legal Worksheet” on the Air Force Legal Aid website. Follow the instructions and take your time to answer each question thoroughly. Notaries / Power of Attorney Service Notaries and powers of attorney (POWER OF ATTORNEY) take place without an appointment from Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To start creating your power of attorney spreadsheet, go to aflegalassistance.law.af.mil, select Legal Spreadsheets, and then click the Create Power of Attorney Spreadsheet button. Once the worksheet is complete, bring your ticket number to the office to receive your power of attorney. Powers of attorney Powers of attorney are available during business hours. Legal Counsel Eligibility The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate of 4 Fighter Wing provides legal assistance to support and maintain the effectiveness and readiness of the command.

Persons entitled to legal assistance must present a valid military identity document. The following persons may use the services offered by the Legal Service: active military personnel, including members of the Reserve or National Guard under Title 10, dependants, members entitled to retirement or remuneration, and their dependants. For more information on eligible individuals, see Air Force Instruction 51-504, Legal Aid Program. Services General legal advice is available during our walk-in legal assistance hours. The Air Force also maintains a legal aid website that can help you aflegalassistance.law.af.mil. Legal aid lawyers cannot represent you in court. Legal assistance is prohibited in the following areas: Complaints Form DD 1840/1840R must be submitted to the carrier within 70 days of delivery of a shipment of household items. This process can now be done online on claims.jag.af.mil or via the DPS-Move www.move.mil. The online process only applies to Air Force-sponsored referrals. Members who have problems with online filing can contact the claims office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.

to 4 p.m. Questions about the process can be directed to the Air Force Claims Service Centre at 1-877-754-1212. Where can I get help?- A good place to start is the Air Force`s legal aid website: aflegalassistance.law.af.mil/lass/lass.html, which contains information on many common legal aid issues. It also contains worksheets that you can fill out online before you go in person to get your will or power of attorney. Filling out a worksheet in advance can speed up your visit to the office.- If you are filling out a testamentary worksheet, please write down your ticket number and call 552-3048 to provide your will number to the articling student. If you don`t, it will prevent your documents from being created before your appointment time and could extend your visit.- If you are filling out a power of attorney worksheet, write down your ticket number and bring it with you when you show up for your power of attorney. 673 ABW/JA Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson The information provided here is intended to familiarize you with the legal services available. If you have a legal problem or a potential legal problem, do not hesitate to consult your legal advisor. Below you will learn who is entitled to legal assistance, what kind of help is available and where you can get help. Who is entitled to legal aid?- Eligible beneficiaries include: working parents. Including the following orders in Title 10: Air Force Reserve, Air Force National Guard, USAF Academy Cadets, and Contract Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets. Pensioners and relatives are also eligible beneficiaries.

This list also includes victims of crime. ARF and ANG NOT in an active education status can receive the following services: wills, medical directives, POA, SCRA, USERRA and notarial services. What kind of help can I get?- The following list is not exhaustive. We may see clients for the following legal topics, including but not limited to: Serving the Seymour team by providing professional, agile and comprehensive legal support to ensure the production and projection of Air Force for America. The Air Force Legal Assistance website is an additional resource that military members need to obtain useful information on a range of legal topics, including consumer and financial issues, family law, immigration, real estate, the Military Civil Assistance Act, taxes, voting, wills and estates, and many others. The information on the Website is for educational and informational purposes only. The website is not a substitute for consultation with the local Advocate General. The information provided on this website is intended for the exclusive use of active duty members, retirees, their families and persons entitled to legal assistance.

The information is of a general nature and is intended only to provide a brief overview of various legal issues.