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Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance offers no cost legal advice to members of the Armed Forces and their family members, retired military personnel and their family members, and survivors of members of the Armed Forces who would be eligible if the service member was alive. Reserve Component personnel on active duty for thirty days or more are also entitled to legal assistance. 

The Legal Assistance Office offers advice on issues of family law, consumer law, credit issues, tax law, real and personal property issues, landlord/tenant matters, contract disputes, and military administrative issues.

Please be advised that Legal Assistance Attorneys are prohibited by law from representing anyone in court. However, in such cases the Legal Assistance Attorneys can provide a referral to a civilian attorney.

The office is open from 0800 to 1130 and 1230 to 1630, Monday through Friday.  Notary services and Powers of Attorney are done on a walk-in basis during office hours.  Attorney consultation appointments are scheduled beginning Thursday of the proceeding week.  Walk-in consultations are available on Thursday on a first-come, first-served basis. Will interviews and executions are done on a walk-in basis on Wednesday afternoons.

Address: 7090 Alabama Avenue, Bldg 1454
Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459
(located next door to the Show Boat Theatre; blue canopy; 1st door on the right)

Phone: (337) 531-2580

INFORMATION PAPERS

Divorce in Louisiana

Separation Agreements

Support of Dependents (AR 608-99)

Making a Relative a Military Dependent

Cancelling Cell Phone Contracts

NCOER/OER Appeals

Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney

Security Deposits

Debt Complaints

Fort Polk Last Will and Testament Questionaire

Helpful Links

Louisiana Child Support Information*

Other State Child Support Information*

FTC Consumer Sentinel Military (file a consumer complaint)*

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Military Resources*

Annual Credit Report: Get your credit report for free once a year*

Army Support Guidelines

 

JRTC & Fort Polk Tax Center (open during tax season)


   
   
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