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How Does the SCRA Help Child Abuse Victims?

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act usually protects servicemembers. But in some cases, the SCRA helps child abuse victims find justice.

One of the lesser-known parts of the SCRA is that it puts a hold on the statute of limitations in …

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What Are the SCRA Vehicle Repossession Rights?

As a lender or auto dealership, you are likely — and rightly — concerned with the SCRA vehicle repossession rights. It’s important to follow the letter of the law in these matters in order to avoid fines and penalties.

Companies …

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What are Common Myths About The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act?

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is an important law that grants special protections to those with active military status. The SCRA’s rules are sometimes confusing. This results in some people who do business with members of the military inadvertently …

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The SCRA and Bankruptcy: Does it Apply?

Many lenders and business owners know the rules of the SCRA as they apply to civil matters. They know they have to get a military status verification before heading to civil court. But what about the SCRA and bankruptcy proceedings? …

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Is Verifying Military Service Required for Landlords?

Large organizations and institutions often know about verifying military service before pursuing court actions against clients. But many individuals who deal with servicemembers can face penalties for noncompliance with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act as well. Landlords, in particular, need to …

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An SCRA FAQ for Landlords

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act offers a host of benefits to America’s military personnel. However, many business owners — including landlords — need to be well-versed in the law. Thus, we offer this SCRA FAQ for landlords.

Failure to comply …

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