Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance

   

Mission:

The Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance is committed to helping soldiers, retirees, and their family members by providing no cost legal advice and assistance in preparing legal documents.

Legal assistance attorneys will not appear in civilian courts or give advice concerning private income producing activities. Within these limitations, the legal assistance attorneys and staff may provide legal counseling, draft letters, draft wills and powers of attorney, provide notary service, negotiate legal disputes with third parties, review and explain legal documents (sales contracts, leases, court papers, etc), provide pro se assistance in limited situations, or make referrals to civilian attorneys when appropriate.



 

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance Hours Legal Assistance Office Hours & Contact Information

 

The Office of Legal Assistance (OLA) is open daily Monday through Friday from 0700 to 1500 

Clients are strongly encouraged to call 501-212-5040 to make an appointment.

All clients are required to fill out a Consultation Form-Electronic prior to consultations.


Location/Contact Information:

Phone: 501-212-5040

Email Us: ng.ar.ararng.list.legal-assistance-mailbox-managers@mail.mil

Address: 

Box 29, Bldg. 7300

Camp J.T. Robinson

North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600

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Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance Basic Services


Basic advice and services on personal legal matters including:


Notary services.

Estate issues such as wills, living wills, advance medical directives, powers of attorney and guardianships.

Family matters such as adoption, paternity, divorce, custody, support and visitation.

Consumer issues such as contracts, auto repairs, warranties and bankruptcy.

Landlord-Tenant issues.

Real property law such as home purchase or sale.

Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act issues.

Veterans’ reemployment rights.

Referral to civilian attorneys for complex legal matters.


Services NOT provided:

 

Representation in any court.

Private business activities, including rental ownership issues.

Litigation or claims against any government entities.

Prepaid-legal-representation cases such as your insurance company defending you in a tort case.

Contingent fee cases.

Standards of conduct issues.

Legal issues or concerns raised on behalf of a person who is ineligible for legal assistance.

For defenses to charges brought pursuant to the Military Code of Arkansas contact the Trial Defense Service offices at the 326th Trial Defense Team regarding this issue at 501-487-7524.

 

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance Legal References

 

Family Support, Child Custody and Paternity
Army policy on financial support of family members, child custody and visitation, paternity, and related matters.

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance Legal Brochures

 

Living Wills
Information regarding Living Wills under Arkansas law. A Living Will is a legal document that describes how you want to be treated in end-of-life situations.

Power of Attorney
Under Arkansas Law Guidance for Service members regarding Powers of Attorney.

Benefits
Benefits for Deployed Soldiers under Arkansas Law. Summary of rights and benefits provided under Arkansas law for deployed Service members that is in addition to rights under applicable federal law.

Notarization and Certified Copy Services
Outlines what notarizations and certified copies service offer by the OSJA DLA.

Revocation
Power of Attorney Revocation under Arkansas Law. Information on revoking a POA under Arkansas law.

Pro Bono
Resources for Veterans. Service members information regarding free legal aid services to eligible veterans offered by different organizations in Arkansas.

Non Support
Dependents or Ex Spouse. This handout provides guidance for dependents or ex-spouse who have a claim that a Service member is not properly supporting his or her legal dependents.

Debt Collection and Consumer Protection
Provides information regarding federal and state laws related to debt collection and consumer protections.

Identity Theft
Identity theft is a crime. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes, most commonly to obtain access to credit in your name.

Soldier's Guide To Financial Liability Investigation Of Property Loss 
(FLIPL)
Soldiers are faced with the great responsibility of safeguarding the use, custody, and control of government property. If you are responsible for Government property that is damaged, destroyed, or lost, you may be the subject of a Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss (FLIPL) to determine if you should be held financially liable for the loss.

Upgrading Your Discharge And Acquiring Your Military Records
Veterans who desire a correction to their service record or who believe their discharge was unjust, erroneous, or warrants an upgrade, are encouraged to apply for review.

Will Worksheet
This worksheet will answer common questions concerning wills.

Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the Uniformed Service Act
The purpose of the Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the Uniformed Service Act is to minimize life disruption of servicemembers and their employers by providing prompt reemployment upon completion of service, and to prohibit discrimination against servicemembers because of their service.

Leaving Servicemember Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Proceeds To Minors
A SGLI policy is the largest single estate asset for many members of our military community, and careful management of this resource is vital to effective estate planning.

Family Support, Child Custody and Paternity
Army policy on financial support of family members, child custody and visitation, paternity, and related matters.

Consumer Protection in Arkansas - Vehicle

Consumer Protection in Arkansas - Home

Consumer Protection in Arkansas - Financial


 

 

 

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance Additional Links


Partnership Pro Bono 

Arkansas Legal Services Partnership provides free legal information and legal form packets online through this website. The information and forms cover such legal issues as family law, consumer law, landlord/tenant law and other non-criminal matters.

 

Arkansas Code Annotated

This website give free access to the Arkansas Code Annotated.[The Arkansas Code of 1987 is copyrighted by the State of Arkansas. By using this website, the user acknowledges the State's copyright interests in the Arkansas Code of 1987.

 

Sealing & Expungement of Criminal Record 

In some cases, you can ask a court to seal your criminal record from public view. This website gives you information and forms needed to request that your criminal record be sealed. 

 

AOC Court Connect 

CourtConnet is the online public access portal to case information using Contexte. the public can find cases by searching for a party name or by entering the case number. 

 

JAGCNET 

This website is a resource designed to educate and inform military members on their personal legal affairs. 

 

DFAS - Garnishments 

DFAS provides payment services for the U.S. Department of Defense. This page gives information on Child Support and Alimony, Former Spouses' Protection Act, Garnishments, Verification of Military Service, and more.

Arkansas National Guard Office of Legal Assistance

Location/Contact Information:

Phone: 501-212-5040

Email Us: ng.ar.ararng.list.legal-assistance-mailbox-managers@mail.mil

Address: 

Box 29, Bldg. 7300

Camp J.T. Robinson

North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600

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