Local

April 27, 2012

Legal Assistance Tip of the Week

Your Edwards legal office is here to help!

Written by: Staff
More articles by »

May 1 is Law Day.

This annual event was originally conceived in 1957 as a testament to our nation’s commitment to the rule of law. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the inaugural Law Day the following year, and Congress followed suit in 1961, with a joint resolution designating Law Day as an annual celebration.

With that in mind, the Edwards Legal Assistance Team wants to remind readers that all current service members, retirees and dependents possessing military ID cards are eligible for free legal assistance at the Base Legal Office.

Services available include wills, powers of attorney, notaries, advance medical directives and advice on most areas of civil law, including consumer and landlord tenant issues.

Although Air Force attorneys cannot file documents or appear for clients in court, legal assistance attorneys can provide general advice on family law issues like divorce, child support and guardianship, and may be able to refer clients to free or low cost services providers in the event that a client’s needs exceed the capabilities of the Base Legal Office.

Legal assistance attorneys are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10-11 a.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Paralegals can provide power of attorney and notary services 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Fridays.

For more information, call (661) 277-4310.

In celebration of Law Day, the Edwards Legal Assistance Team, in partnership with Desert Wings, plans to bring readers a series of articles, like this, that address common legal issues faced by members of the Edwards community. Look for our next tip in next week’s paper!




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Holiday Hours

Special holiday hours will be in force for 412th Force Support Squadron facilities. The hours are: Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 27 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: * Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed * Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner 4:30-7 p.m., and Midnight Meal...
 
 

Exchange gift cards personalize holiday care packages

According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma. The...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

ODR has everything but snow

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outdoor Recreation employees Brian Brazelton (right) and Oscar Parra-Garcia (left) are ready to help with all the equipment needed for a day on the slopes. Outdoor Recreation is ready for a...
 

 

News Briefs November 26, 2014

Commissary closure The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and then resume regular hours Nov. 28. Exchange closure The Edwards Exchange will be closed Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), and reopen at 4 a.m., Nov. 28 ñ Black Friday. Service members who are on the installation on Thanksgiving Day will still have access to convenience...
 
 
commissary-cards

Ready for the holidays? Commissary cards help spread ‘gift of groceries’

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and will reopen Nov. 28 with normal hours. As the calendar flips toward the holidays, the Commissary Gift Card is always a viable option for anyone wishing to support their...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

412th Ops Group deputy CC retires

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Michael T. Morgan speaks to the audience during his retirement ceremony at the Air Force Flight Test Museum Nov. 21.   Members of the 412th Operations Group gathered at the Ai...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>