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JTF-NCR/MDW Staff Judge Advocate

Welcome to the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (formerly Fort Myer), Virginia, Client Legal Services website. This website is a resource designed to educate and inform potential clients on their personal legal affairs. Information contained on this site and its subordinate webpages is not legal advice. Potential clients are encouraged to read through the information provided on this page and the specific topics linked to this page. Additional information may be found on the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Client Services Facebook page listed below.

The Client Legal Services Division of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for the Military District of Washington is committed to providing quality legal assistance services to all eligible clients, including active duty/activated soldiers, military retirees, and military dependents. We provide client services for a variety of legal issues including family law, wills and estate planning, tax law, landlord/ tenant matters, contract disputes and consumer law.

By Military Regulation attorneys are not authorized to provide representation in civilian courts. An attorney referral list is available as needed.

Reference on this site to public or private resources is not an endorsement of such resources by the Department of Defense, Department of the Army, or Office of The Judge Advocate General.

Eligible clients who live outside of the National Capital Region should consult the nearest installation Client Legal Services office by visiting https://legalassistance.law.af.mil/.

Office Hours: 0800 - 1600, Monday - Friday


*On occasion our office is closed for mandatory training or social events - sometimes on short notice. For current closing notices please visit our Facebook page. 

NOTARY and POA services are provided on a walk-in basis.

If you would like to schedule a Will or Estate Planning appointment, PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THE "WILLS/ESTATE PLANNING INTAKE PACKET" TO: usarmy.jbmhh.mdw.mbx.jbmhh-cls@army.mil

If you would like to schedule an appointment with an attorney for an issue other than Wills/Estate Planning, Notary, or POAs, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR  CLIENT INTAKE FORM TO:  usarmy.jbmhh.mdw.mbx.jbmhh-cls@army.mil 

If you encrypt the email or password protect your PDF file, include the password with the documents. If you do not have the ability to complete the fillable pdf via mobile device, please use the free Adobe Fill and Sign app. Available in the app store.

If you do not have email or internet capabilities, please call our office for alternate methods to complete the intake form. 

We currently offer in person and remote/virtual appointments. If you have a preference (in person vs. virtual), please include your preference in your email request.

For TIME SENSITIVE requests (e.g., court date, response date, etc.), please mark the email as high importance and include the suspense date in the subject line. If this information is not included your request may not be processed prior to your suspense. All other requests will be worked in the order received.

Legal services include but are limited to: Family Law: Divorce, separation, spousal support, child support, and paternity cases. Estate Planning: Wills, guardianships, Durable Power of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives. Real & Personal Property: Mortgages, security agreements, warranties, cancellations, landlord/tenant disputes and property contracts. Financial/Economic: Debtor agreements/disputes, bankruptcy, garnishment, allotment, debt, credit card, insurance, non-governmental claims. Civilian Administrative: Notarizations, immigration, naturalization, and welfare assistance. Lawsuits: Counseling on prosecution or defense of civil lawsuits. General advice. (Representation not allowed). Civilian Criminal Matters: General advice. (Representation not allowed). Military Administrative: GOMORs, FLIPLs, Adverse Information, OER/NCOER rebuttals.

Building 201, 202 Custer Road, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA 22211 

Mailing Address
Client Legal Services and Claims
202 Custer Road, Building 201, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA 22211-1215

703-696-0761 or 202-870-7838

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