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Learn about military-specific legal issues and law. The free webcasts are available to registered users only.

Can I get CLE credit for watching these webcasts? These posted recordings are not currently intended for CLE credit. However, a handful of states allow self-study to be used to meet MCLE requirements. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.


Military Legal Assistance Issues: Special Needs Topics, Sexual Assault Victims, and Pro Se Programs (Recorded March 27, 2019)

Military Families with Special Needs: Educational and School Related Issues (1 hour)
– Presented by Col (Ret.) Elizabeth L. Schuchs-Gopaul, San Antonio, TX

Special Needs Trusts and Guardianship (45 minutes)
– Presented by Kay M. Perry, JBSA-Lackland, TX

Military’s Special Victims' Counsel: Representing Sexual Assault Victims (45 minutes)
– Presented by Lt Col Thomas Finley, JBSA-Randolph, TX
– Presented by Maj Ashley Norman, JBSA-Lackland, TX

Military Pro Se Programs: Divorce, Name Change, and Probate (1 hour)
– Presented by Safiya Porter, JBSA-Lackland, TX
– Presented by Bradley Mitchell, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, TX
– Presented by James Bivens, Jr., Paralegal Specialist, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, TX

Moderator: Gregory Ulrich, Ulrich Law PLC, ABA LAMP Special Advisor

The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for viewing this recording. If you are seeking CLE credit, please view the on-demand version of this webinar.



Military Legal Assistance Issues: Consumer Law, Financial Issues, and the SCRA
(Recorded March 27, 2019)  

Recent Legislative Changes to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (30 minutes)
– Presented by LTC David Dulaney, Department of Defense Office of Legal Policy, VA

Consumer Law Hot Topics from the Federal Trade Commission (30 minutes)
– Presented by Carole Reynolds, Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs Update and Consumer Law Issues in the Military (1.5 hours)
– Presented by Angela Martin, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Washington DC
– Presented by Patrick Campbell, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Washington DC

Moderator: Gregory Ulrich, Ulrich Law PLC, ABA LAMP Special Advisor

The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for viewing this recording. If you are seeking CLE credit, please view the on-demand version of this webinar.

 

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Books

 

Military personnel are involved in the same domestic situations as civilians--divorce, separation, custody, support, and property division. Yet when a military client is involved, special issues arise that makes a divorce case more difficult. Covering all facets of representing servicemembers and their spouses in divorce, this comprehensive resource clearly explains issues such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and provides expert guidance on handling a military divorce. Written by Mark Eugene Sullivan, The Military Divorce Handbook, 3rd Edition, continues to be a pertinent resource and a helpful legal guide for attorneys handling family law cases in the military context. The hands-on knowledge contained in this accessible handbook is essential for family lawyers so they can provide professional representation for their client, whether servicemember or spouse. This book is sponsored by the Family Law Section and is available on the ABA Web Store.

 

The Military Discharge Upgrade Legal Practice Manual, written by Elizabeth R Gwin, Margaret Kuzma, Dana Montalto, and Daniel L Nagin, is now available for purchase on the ABA Website. This Manual provides a comprehensive guide to representing veterans with less-than-honorable or otherwise stigmatizing discharges before military review boards. It serves as a desktop reference for anyone interested in advocating for veterans, restoring honor to those who have served, and opening doors to life-altering support.


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