Service Members Civil Relief Act Presentation

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Sponsors: Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation
Illinois Legal Aid Online
Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Time: 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Location: 100 North LaSalle St
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602
Speakers: John Costello

John Costello runs the veteran’s rights project at Legal Assistance Foundation. He gives an introduction of overview of the Service Members Civil Relief Act. He highlights what protections the act provides for your clients who are in the military as well as their families who may seek legal services. The Act provides a multitude of protections for the soldier and their family; there are caps on interest rates, releases from contractual obligations, and stays on legal proceedings just to name a few. John tells you what you need to know about this Act to best make use of it for your clients.


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File Name Type Size
SCRA Sample Auto Lease Termination Letter.pdf PDF 3.3KB
SCRA Sample Court Stay Letter_attorney.pdf PDF 6.0KB
SCRA Sample Court Stay Letter_servicemember.pdf PDF 11.1KB
SCRA Sample Creditor Letter.pdf PDF 10.8KB
SCRA Sample Lease Termination Letter.pdf PDF 24.9KB
SCRA_CVLS 18 June 2008.ppt PPT 1.8MB
SCRA Checklist.pdf PDF 23.9KB
SCRA Judges Guide_M.E. Sullivan.pdf PDF 160.4KB
SCRA Sample Auto Lease Termination Letter_spouse POA.pdf PDF 3.1KB

Last Updated: 06/19/2008

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