Blog

Military Verification Blog

Civil Service Relief Act: What self-storage owners should know

Mar 27 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General
Owners and landlords of storage facilities can benefit greatly from being familiar with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, also known as the Civil Service Relief Act. Armed with this knowledge, they can ensure their money collection activities comply with federal law.

‘Owners and landlords of storage facilities can benefit greatly from being familiar with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, also known as the Civil Service Relief Act. Armed with this knowledge, they can ensure their money collection activities comply with federal

Read more

New Precedent Set For Interest Benefits Requests

Mar 02 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: Court Cases, News
Last year the government fined Sallie Mae and its former subsidiary Navient Solutions for charging active duty servicemembers with unlawfully high interest rates in breach of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and that seems to have set a new legal precedent.

‘Last year the government fined Sallie Mae and its former subsidiary Navient Solutions for charging active duty servicemembers with unlawfully high interest rates in breach of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and that seems to have set a new legal

Read more

5 Mortgage Servicers To Pay Millions For SCRA Violation

Feb 13 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: Court Cases
Close to 1,000 servicemembers will be receiving portions of a rather large settlement reached between the U.S. government and several mortgage servicers.

‘Close to 1,000 servicemembers will be receiving portions of a rather large settlement reached between the U.S. government and several mortgage servicers. ‘

Close to 1,000 servicemembers will be receiving portions of a rather large settlement reached between the U.S. …

Read more

Indiana Bill Similar To SCRA Passes State Senate Unanimously

Feb 10 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

‘Legislation protecting servicemembers in Indiana in ways similar to that of the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act was recently approved by members of the state’s House of Representatives in an effort to provide an extra layer of protection for on-duty

Read more

CFPB Explains Service Member Tenant Rights

Feb 04 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

‘Complaints from servicemembers regarding their debts are common in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s database, and the government agency recently posted a blog listing the rights of persons whose military service is currently active. ‘

Complaints from servicemembers regarding their debts …

Read more