Extended hours for legal assistance

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  • By 72nd Air Base Wing Judge Advocate
Starting on a trial basis July 11, the 72nd Air Base Wing Judge Advocate will offer extended legal assistance appointments on Mondays to better serve the active duty members of Tinker. The trial times will be from 5 to 7 p.m. during the months of July and August.

Legal assistance attorneys can help with personal legal matters including: estate planning, powers of attorney, notary service, Family Law, dependent care, adoption issues, landlord/tenant disputes, debt collections and identity fraud.

While the legal office can see active duty service members, ARC and Reserve members under Title 10 status, retirees, dependents entitled to an identification card and foreign military personnel assigned to the U.S., the office asks that the after-hour appointment to be used by active duty members who otherwise could not get legal assistance due to their work schedule.

Remember, the legal office cannot assist with criminal issues, both state and federal, or with questions regarding your commercial enterprise or private organization issues.
The office is located within the 72nd ABW Headquarters, at 7460 Arnold Ave., SE Wing, Ste 178. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for legal assistance; and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays for walk-in for powers of attorney and notary services.

Call the legal office at 739-5811 to book an appointment to see an attorney. Notary and powers of attorney are done on a walk-in basis. If you want to plan ahead, you can complete your will worksheet or pre-prepare your power of attorney by going to the legal assistance website at aflegalassistance.law.af.mil/lass/lass.html.