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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

What is the History of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act?

The history of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) dates back to the Civil War era. The SCRA is a federal law protecting active-duty personnel from the distraction and inconvenience of collections actions back home. After the Civil War, a … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Lenders Must Comply With SCRA Protections

SCRA protections are not to be taken lightly. Violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act carries serious penalties. But so few of lenders’ clients are servicemembers — is the risk really that high? Think of the attention lenders must pay to … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

7 Point SCRA Checklist for Lenders

Lenders can’t comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act if they aren’t well-versed in all of its many sections. Lenders who don’t retain legal advice to help them meet the many and varied requirements would do well to appoint a … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

The Consequences of SCRA Noncompliance

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act can be a slippery slope for lenders. The language in the act is sometimes vague. But penalties for SCRA noncompliance can be severe, and even devastating, depending on the size of your business or institution.… Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

SCRACVS Glowing Customer Testimonials

Here at the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Centralized Verification Service, we work hard to make sure all our customers are satisfied. When they’re happy, we’re happy. We love customer testimonials, but not all satisfied customers think to provide one, … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Military Affidavit Indispensable for All Civil Actions

When dealing with cases involving the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, military affidavits are a crucial part of the package needed to prevail in court. The SCRA guarantees active-duty military members certain rights. One protection addresses court cases. Specifically, there is … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Texas Nonmilitary Affidavits

When you set out to get a Texas nonmilitary affidavit, you must take into account not just federal laws, but state SCRA laws as well. Both sets of laws can be confusing, and violating one of them — even accidentally … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Georgia Nonmilitary Affidavits

If you’re filing a lawsuit in Georgia, you will likely need a Georgia nonmilitary affidavit. Each state has its own set of rules and regulations in regard to nonmilitary affidavits. Each state has its own set of rules and regulations … Read the rest

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