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Tyndall Air Force Base

Panama City, Florida

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Legal Assistance


Legal Office
445 Suwannee Road
Tyndall AFB, FL 32403

Phone 850-283-4681
Phone (DSN) 312-523-4681
Fax 850-283-0076 
Fax (DSN) 312-523-0076

Mon, Wed and Fri 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 
Tue and Thu 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Sat - Sun - closed
Holiday - closed

 

Legal Services

The purpose of legal services is to ensure that the legal difficulties of military members and their families do not adversely affect command effectiveness or mission readiness.

Eligibility

Active Duty military members, dependents, and retired military personnel. Reservists not on active duty under Title 10 are eligible to receive only wills and powers of attorney.

Services Provided

Legal assistance does not encompass all legal problems or matters. It consists of providing legal advice on a variety of personal, civil legal problems to eligible beneficiaries.

Services Not Provided

Legal assistance does not include:

  1. Advice on any criminal matter
  2. Representation in any court or administrative proceeding, or the preparation of any court documents.
  3. Advice on official matters in which the Air Force has an interest.
  4. Advice on legal concerns or issues raised on behalf of another person, even if the other person is eligible to receive legal assistance on his or her own behalf. 
  5. Advice on any matter in which you are already represented by an attorney.
  6. Writing letters to any third party.
  7. Drafting divorce decrees, separation agreements, or support agreements. Attorneys may, but are not required to, review these documents at their own discretion.
  8. Drafting real estate or closing documents. Attorneys may, but are not required to, review these documents at their own discretion.
  9. Drafting lease agreements.
  10. Advice or preparation of commercial business contracts, or advice on matters relating to the ownership or operation of a private business.
  11. Drafting or reviewing inter vivos trusts.
  12. Drafting complicated wills. Attorneys provide will services based on their discretion and skill level. Attorneys are not required to draft wills requiring estate planning for tax purposes, or that include or require trusts other than simple trusts for the benefit of a minor child. Simple trusts for the benefit of a minor child do not include trusts with benefits conditioned upon any event other than achieving the age of majority.

All information received from a client during legal assistance is confidential. It will not be revealed to any third party, including your spouse, supervisor, or spouse's supervisor.



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