Military service members in California have unique financial and legal concerns when they are on active duty. When someone is on active duty, they might be far away from home and unable to keep track of their usual communications and obligations. The Service Member Civil Relief Act (SCRA) aims to reduce legal or financial repercussions during service, though complications can still arise. If you have concerns about your rights as a service member, contact a California consumer protection attorney for help right away.
The SCRA applies to you if you are a full-time active duty member of the United States Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard, among others. Some benefits provided under the law include:
In many cases, invoking your rights under the SCRA requires proper notice to a landlord, creditor, or plaintiff in a civil action, and you should never hesitate to seek legal help with this process.
If a creditor or another party violates your rights under the SCRA, you can file a legal complaint to seek damages and other relief. Many people in this position can receive:
Whether you need to exercise your rights under the law or believe another party violated your rights, the California SCRA attorneys at Martin & Bontrager, APC, are ready to help. Contact us online or call 323-940-1700 today.