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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

DOJ Sues Auto Lender, Alleging SCRA Violations

Another finance company has become the Department of Justice’s latest target, accused of violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. DOJ sues auto lender should prompt attention – do your military verification before you take action.The SCRA, a federal law, … Read the rest

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By: Ashley Klingberg

Mortgage Obligations Incurred During Military Service Not Subject to SCRA Protection

Sibert v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. 863 F.3rd 331 (4th Cir. July 17, 2017); Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. §3953(a) Mortgage Obligations Incurred During Military Service Are Not Subject to SCRA Protection The 4th Circuit held that … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Banks Must Tread Carefully Around SCRA and Follow the Letter of the law

When it comes to the SCRA, banks and other financial institutions must follow the letter of the law carefully or risk steep fines. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, a federal law, provides certain protections to members of the military. Which … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

What Are the Differences Between the SCRA and the MLA?

What Are the Differences Between the SCRA and the MLA? Two distinct federal statutes provide protections for servicemembers in active service or those recently retired. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is the successor to the old Soldiers and Sailors Civil … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

SCRACVS Software Improvements

The new SCRACVS software improvements help process requests for verification of active military status and to prepare military affidavits. These technical advances and the rapid adoption of security requirements have always been among the highest priorities of the Servicemembers … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Why Does a DMDC Search Cost Money?

While a DMDC search could be free, depending on the information you have, you get what you pay for. The Defense Manpower Data Center, a branch of the Department of Defense, is one resource for military status records. Several … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

VIN and Tag Numbers – Do They Help Verify Military Duty?

When someone is searching to verify military duty and doesn’t know the Social Security Number of an individual, the SCRACVS can sometimes find the SSN by using the Subject’s address. Sometimes, towing companies, repossession services, insurance companies, and law firms … Read the rest

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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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