Do you ever wonder who is eligible for SCRA protections?
According to federal laws, active military members (including reservists, National Guardsmen, commissioned officers of the Public Health Service and of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who are in active federal service) get SCRA protections.
Dependents of servicemembers are eligible for some of the benefits as well. But, they usually have to apply to a court for those protections.
Code generally defines a child as an unmarried person under age 18. However, the law also covers students up to age 23 and those who became incapable of self-support before turning 18. The child counts as a dependent regardless of whether they are birth children, adopted or stepchildren.
Active duty has a fairly long and complicated definition, but you don’t need to determine what active duty is, you just need to know whether your clients or tenants are on it. The best way to get this done is by relying on a trusted source for military status verifications.
Order your active duty verification now. Courts require military status verifications before they will enter judgments. In fact, in some cases, you may need a military affidavit as well. Get everything you need for your court case from the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Centralized Verification service.