Legal aid lawyers advise clients on a wide range of issues, but not those relating to military justice or actions against the U.S. government. (No crimes and no military-to-military matters) This list is not exhaustive and lawyers can help you with other questions. Our law firm specializes in military law and represents military personnel around the world. However, with offices in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Virginia, JAG Defense is uniquely positioned to represent military personnel stationed in the Hampton Roads area. Our former JAG lawyers now practice military law exclusively as military defenders, with unparalleled success. The Department of Legal Aid provides legal assistance to serving members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard and their dependents. Support is available to retirees when resources permit. Valid military identification is required to receive services.
Naval Station Norfolk is a United States Navy base located in Norfolk, Virginia. NS Norfolk, also known as Norfolk Naval Base, is the largest naval station in the world, supporting 75 ships and 134 aircraft, as well as 14 docks and 11 aircraft hangars, and home to the largest concentration of U.S. naval forces. NS Norfolk is also home to the Navy`s busiest military justice and court martial. The NLSO offers CPL application packages to potential applicants and also provides the necessary support to applicants who require additional assistance in completing application forms. PCA claim files will also be available at all judge-advocates` and personal property offices and will be available electronically from NKO; Military One Source and the “Packages & Forms” section of the OJAG website. The primary mission of the Mid-Atlantic Naval Legal Services Bureau (NLSO) is to provide legal services to support fleet readiness. Legal aid is available to eligible clients seeking assistance in personal civil matters. Support may include advice, analysis, research, negotiations, notarial services, and the review or preparation of documents. Legal assistance also provides services to inform authorized persons and commanders about personal rights and obligations.
The Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) offers a four-hour workshop that addresses the pain and loss of family separation from a child`s perspective. This class fulfills the mandate of Virginia state law, which requires parents of minors to complete four hours of parenting. Several other parenting courses are also available at the FFSC. Opening hours are Monday to Thursday from 8:000 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday: The appointment line is open Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Leave a message only during hours when the appointment line is open. (757) 341-4491 TUESDAY and THURSDAY: 7:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Walk-in service is available for divorce, separation and custody clients.
Toll Free: 888-897-8217 Commercial: 757-440-6315 FAX: 866-782-7297 MONDAY 8:00 – 11:00 and 13:00 – 15:30: WILLS: Walk-in service for all authorized employees. RLSO Mid-Atlantic, Naval Station Norfolk, Bldg A-50 Opening hours: Mon – Thu 7:40 am – 4:00 pm RLSO Mid-Atlantic Branch Office, Naval Air Station Oceana, Bldg 320 WEDNESDAY: A walk-in service is available for the use of individual reinforcements and the deployment of personnel requiring a will (within two weeks of deployment) TUESDAY: Appointment only – Call on Monday morning at 08:00, to make an appointment (757) 462-4759 OR (757) 462-4991. You need to talk to someone to make an appointment. Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Power of Attorney and notary services are available without appointment Completed applications will be accepted by mail, fax or scanned email at the CPA Norfolk Claims Unit/Pacific Branch of the CPA Claims Unit. Norfolk Personnel Claims Unit 9053 First Street Suite 102 Norfolk, VA 23511-3605 Monday – Thursday: 7:40 am – 3:00 pm: Power of attorney and notary services are offered without appointment Emergencies are visible at all times (emergencies are determined by the department head) Phone 757-433-2230 / 757-341-4491 – Telephone by appointment (DSN) 312-433-2230 Fax 757-433-3128 Mon – Thu 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Appt only Fri – closed Sat and Sun – closed RLSO Mid-Atlantic Branch Office, JEB Little Creek/Fort Story, Bldg 3370 hours: Mon – Thu 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Appointments are possible on Wednesdays. Powers of attorney and certificates are provided Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you or a loved one is facing military charges, please contact our military defense attorneys for free advice on how we can help you.
The CPA Telephone “Helpline” (1-888-897-8217) is available to potential applicants to assist potential applicants in preparing and submitting CPL application forms and supporting information. The helpline is linked to a PCA Claims Unit helpdesk in Norfolk, which is open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 7pm. **Active personnel MUST be in daily uniform to receive services. Active employees on vacation must present vacation documents when not in uniform.** Naval Legal Services Office: Oceana 799 Hornet Drive Bldg 320 Virginia Beach, VA 23511.