Coast Guard legal assistance attorneys provide advice and counsel
regarding personal legal issues to thousands of service members,
dependents and retirees each year at no cost. These issues may
involve family law, estate planning, consumer law, landlord-tenant
relations, immigration or many other topics.
Using the links to the left, you can find an attorney, review Coast
Guard legal assistance policy, download a personal readiness plan,
or read about common legal problems faced by service members and
investigate useful links.
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The Military Spouses Residency Relief Act significantly affects taxes and voting
rights for spouses (click
here to read an ALCOAST on the subject). For more
information on this topic, you may review this summary from the
Tax Administrators. If you have further questions, use the
link on the left to locate a legal assistance attorney.