The Legal Office is now open for in person services. Our current legal assistance service offerings as of 18 October 2021, are as follows:
Legal Assistance Counseling - In person and telephonic appointments are currently being offered for legal assistance counseling to all eligible individuals. This includes AD members, dependents, Guard/Reservists on Orders of more than 30 days, and retirees. Legal counseling includes appointments to discuss civil legal issues permitted pursuant to our AFI. Common legal counseling topics include: landlord/tenant issues, divorce or separation, child custody/child support, other domestic relations questions, legal name changes, consumer fraud, identity theft, motor vehicle issues, etc. The Legal Office continues to prioritize all servicemembers needing pre- and post-deployment support. If you are deploying and need legal documents generated, please indicate your deployment timeline when making an appointment.
Will and Estate Planning Services: Will services are currently being offered to all eligible members and retirees, with first priority given to those members who are deploying within sixty days.
Family Care Plan Drafting – For assistance with your Family Care Plan requirements, please contact our office. We will assess your needs, draft POAs, and set up an appointment with an attorney, as needed.
Power of Attorney (POA) and Notary Services – The Legal Office offers walk-in services for up to 3 POA’s or Notary signatures. Walk-in days for these services are every Tuesday and Wednesday (duty days) from 1130 to 1330, and Friday from 1200 to 1330. For Real Estate Notaries and other multi-notary forms, or for more than 3 POA’s please call the office to make an appointment. Appointments can also be made if our walk-in ours are not convenient for you.
For questions and for appointment scheduling, please call 609-754-2010 and, if we do not answer, leave a message. Our voicemail is checked on a regular basis and phone messages are generally returned same day or, at the latest, within 1-2 business days. You may also send inquiries to our office org box: 87ABW.JA.LegalOffice@us.af.mil.