You’re a guardian of your country and your family. In order to safeguard your family’s financial future, consider taking steps that help you gain control of your property and other assets and provide for your family for the long term. Military OneSource provides resources, services and information on many legal matters and offers advice to help secure your family’s future.
Service members and their families can take advantage of a host of no-cost legal assistance services. Whether you need help making sense of a lease agreement, creating an estate plan, seeking legal guidance on adoption or other matters, Military OneSource is there for support and direction.
You know the drill: paperwork comes with the military. It also comes into play for legal protections — in your professional and personal life.
Although writing a last will and testament is not required, it is recommended that service members and their families have wills, even if you do not have kids or valuable property. A valid will is a legally binding document that ensures your wishes are carried out after your death.
As service members, you have the right to keep your personally identifiable information private. Meanwhile, the public has the right to access federal agency records.
Knowing what to expect when you meet with an attorney can make your meeting more productive and efficient. Get the most out of your time together by following these tips before and during your meeting.