By: Roy L. Kaufmann / August 16, 2016 / Category: General

Florida SCRA Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the Federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Florida SCRA requirements have their own overlay of protections and requirements. Florida SCRA Requirements While the Federal statute only covers reserves and call-ups by the President, … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / / Category: General

Obtaining an Affidavit of Nonmilitary Service

You need an affidavit of nonmilitary service when you are suing or taking other action against another individual. Collections actions, foreclosures, car repossessions, real estate evictions, storage rental terminations, domestic relations cases, child support cases or contract disputes are all … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / August 11, 2016 / Category: General

What Does an SCRA Search Really Cost?

Everyone wants the best product for the lowest price — it’s only human nature. The difficult part is figuring out if the price you’re paying is worth the product you’re getting. Which begs the question, what does an SCRA search … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / June 1, 2016 / Category: Court Cases

FL Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form

Florida Family Law Cases Specific Form For Affidavit Of Military Service There is a special affidavit used for Family Law cases in Florida.  The form will be available in the drop-down box on the page where you order affidavits.… Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / March 27, 2016 / Category: Legislative Developments

SCRA Foreclosure Protection Extended to 1 Year

The original Servicemembers Civil Relief Act provided for protection of Servicemembers against foreclosures for a period of 90 days after active duty.  Since then, we have seen SCRA foreclosure protection extended to longer terms, but all the increases had sunsetted … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / March 8, 2016 / Category: Legislative Developments

Change in U.S. Code Section Numbers

On December 1, 2015, the Appendix to Title 50 of the U.S. Code was eliminated. The appendix had been a repository for various, temporary legislation and the House of Representatives Office of the Law Revision Counsel determined that lasting, permanent … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / / Category: Legislative Developments

SCRA Legislation Proposed to Codify Settlement of Violations

Over the past several years, the Department of Justice has been vigorously pursuing banks and other financial institutions that have violated the SCRA (the “Act”).  Some of the provisions of settlement agreements have included burdens and standards that exceed those … Read the rest

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann / February 25, 2016 / Category: News

ABA Announces Revision in SCRA Compliance Requirements

The American Bankers Association has announced changes to its SCRA compliance requirements. The ABA, which makes available to its members very detailed analyses on Servicemembers Civil Relief Act compliance and HUD’s Servicemembers Civil Relief Act notice disclosure, has announced recent … Read the rest

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