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Troop Deployment Highlights Renters’ Rights Under SCRA

Aug 25 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

Troop Deployment Highlights Importance of SCRA, Renters

In early August, the U.S. Army announced that 2,500 troops from upstate New York’s Fort Drum would be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. This news is just the latest deployment from the area, as over the past decade countless service …

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Court Ruling: Military Affidavit For All Civil Proceedings

Aug 25 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: Court Cases

NC Court Ruling Says Affidavit For All Civil Proceedings

Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, all active-duty military members are afforded certain rights. One of those protections addresses court cases. Specifically, what happens if a service member cannot appear in court to defend him or herself.

The answer typically …

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What To Know About The SCRA Waiver

Aug 18 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

What To Know About The SCRA Waiver

From storage liens to auto loans, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act affords active-duty military members a wide range of financial and legal protections.

For most forms of debt collections, including lenders, self-storage owners, cell phone providers and more, the trick …

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New Law Updates SCRA Military Protections

Aug 10 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: Legislative Developments, News

New Law Complements SCRA Military Protections

The U.S. government is constantly looking for effective methods to safeguard active-duty military members’ financial and legal rights. Historically, one of the most beneficial laws has been the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act, but even this piece of legislation isn’t perfect.…

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To Evict Or Not To Evict: The SCRA for Landlords

Jul 14 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

To Evict Or Not To Evict: The SCRA for Landlords

My tenant has violated the terms of the lease. Can I evict? The leasee is deployed in the armed forces, and his family hasn’t paid rent. Can I evict?

These are a couple of the common scenarios you’ll typically see …

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The Military Affidavit in the Collection Process

Jul 14 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

Transcript:

Let’s first define the military affidavit. As you can see from the slide, the affidavit is a sworn statement proving the defendant is not an active service member.  So why is that important?  When a servicemember is active, the …

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