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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / November 28, 2016 / Category: Court Cases

SCRA Rules on Eviction

If you rent to active-duty military personnel, you need to know the SCRA rules on eviction. Whether it was ignorance of the law or an attempt to flout it, a real estate development and management company recently ended up with … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / November 7, 2016 / Category: News

Wells Fargo Fined for Disregarding SCRA Rules

Wells Fargo is in trouble again, and this time it’s for SCRA violations. This big bank has seen its share of scandals lately, from the discovery that employees were directed to open fraudulent accounts in customers’ names to reportedly taking … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / November 1, 2016 / Category: Compliance for Self-Storage Operators|General

DMDC Reveals Changes to SCRA Website

Recent changes to the Defense Manpower Data Center’s (DMDC) reporting methods relative to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act give more reason than ever to trust an independent third party to provide the verification you, as a creditor, need in court … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / October 20, 2016 / Category: Compliance for Self-Storage Operators

What Can Storage Facility Owners do about Nonpaying Servicemembers?

If you are a storage facility owner or operator and you have a delinquent tenant who is also a military servicemember, you may wonder what forms of recourse you have. You must tread carefully. One misstep, and you could find … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / October 19, 2016 / Category: Compliance for Self-Storage Operators

Know the SCRA Storage Facility Rules

Servicemembers make frequent use of storage facilities. The government often deploys them on short notice, and they need a safe place to keep their possessions while they’re away. In fact, many storage facilities are located near military bases for that … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / October 11, 2016 / Category: Compliance for Self-Storage Operators

Storage Locker Liens on Military Tenants Without a Court Order

Operating a storage facility isn’t always easy. It might look like all fun and games on the TV show “Storage Wars,” but the cameras aren’t rolling when you’re doing paperwork and going to court, which is unfortunately a regular part … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / / Category: Court Cases|News

Companies Settle with DoJ for SCRA Violations

Paying settlements for SCRA violations can cost you a bundle. It’s better to do your homework ahead of time and avoid the expensive headaches. The SCRA deems soldiers on active duty exempt from lawsuits. Even recent retirees are covered.  Cases … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / October 2, 2016 / Category: Legislative Developments|News

New DoD SCRA Regulations for Moneylenders

If you’re a moneylender, recent regulation changes to the Military Lending Act issued by the DoD could greatly affect your business. Banks and other lending institutions likely know about the SCRA regulations the Department of Defense set up in 2006 … Read the rest

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