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November 01, 2018

Legal Proceedings

What SCRA protections are available in legal proceedings?

While on active duty, servicemembers may not be able to go on leave to handle a legal or court matter. This is especially true for those stationed overseas. The SCRA includes a number of temporary protections for servicemembers facing this problem.

A Court Order Likely Can’t Be Entered Against You in Your Absence

A Court Hearing Involving You Will Likely Be Delayed

You May Be Protected from Execution of Judgments, Attachments, and Garnishments