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Oceana Naval Air Station

Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Legal Assistance

Navy Legal Service Office: Oceana
799 Hornet Drive
Bldg 320
Virginia Beach, VA 23511

Phone 757-433-2230 / 757-341-4491 - Appointment Line
Phone (DSN) 312-433-2230
Fax 757-433-3128

Mon – Thur 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Appt only
Fri - closed
Sat and Sun - closed


Legal Services

Navy Legal Services Office (NLSO) Mid-Atlantic's primary mission is to provide legal services to support fleet operation readiness. Legal assistance is available to eligible clients seeking assistance with personal civil legal matters. Assistance may include advice, analysis, research, negotiation, notary services, and document review or preparation. Legal assistance also provides services to educate eligible persons and command representatives regarding personal legal rights and responsibilities. 

Legal Assistance attorneys counsel clients on numerous topics, but not on any that involve military justice or actions against the United States government. (No felony cases and no military to military issues) This list is not intended to be comprehensive and attorneys may provide assistance on additional matters.

  • Adoptions and Name Changes
  • Attorney referral
  • Consumer Law
  • Criminal Matters
  • Domestic relations
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Landlord-Tenant Issues
  • Military Rights and Benefits
  • Notary Service/Powers of Attorney (walk-in)
  • Other Personal Issues (walk-in)
  • Preventative Law
  • Real Estate
  • Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act
  • Wills and Estate Planning (walk-in)

**Active Duty personnel MUST be in uniform of the day to receive services. Active Duty personnel on leave must present leave papers if not in uniform.**


Eligibility for Services

The Legal Assistance Department provides legal assistance services to Active Duty members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard, and their dependents. Assistance is provided to retirees as resources permit. Proper valid military ID is required to receive services.

RLSO Mid-Atlantic Branch Office, Naval Air Station Oceana, Bldg 320

Hours of Operation are Monday - Thursday 8:000 am - 4:00 pm 

Appointments & Information: 757-433-2215 Ext. 0

Appointments are available Wednesdays. Powers of Attorney and Notarizations are provided on a walk-in basis Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

RLSO Mid-Atlantic Branch Office, JEB Little Creek/Fort Story, Bldg 3370
Hours: Mon. - Thu. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

TUESDAYS: Appointments only -Call Monday mornings at 0800 for an appointment (757) 462-4759 OR (757) 462-4991. You must speak with someone to schedule an appointment. 

Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm: Power of Attorney and Notary services are offered on a walk-in basis

RLSO Mid-Atlantic, Naval Station Norfolk, Bldg A-50
Hours: Mon. - Thu. 7:40 am - 4:00 pm

Monday - Thursday: The appointment line is open Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. Leave a message only during times the appointment line is open. (757) 341-4491

MONDAYS 8:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm: WILLS: Walk-in service for all eligible personnel.

WEDNESDAYS: Walk-in Service is available on for Deploying Individual Augmentees, and deploying personnel in need of a will (within two weeks of deploying)

TUESDAY and THURSDAY: 7:40 am - 11:00 am: Walk-in Service is available on for Divorce, Separation, and Custody clients.

Emergencies will be seen at ANYTIME (emergencies will be determined by Department Head)

Monday - Thursday: 7:40 am - 3:00 pm:Power of Attorney and Notary services are offered on a walk-in basis

Children and Divorce

Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) offers a four hour workshop that addresses the pain and loss of a family breakup from the child's perspective. This class meets the Virginia State Law mandate requiring divorcing parents of minors to attend four hours of parent education. Several other parenting classes are also available at FFSC.

Claims Assistance

Personnel Claims Unit Norfolk
9053 First Street Suite 102
Norfolk, VA 23511-3605

Toll Free: 888-897-8217
Commercial: 757-440-6315 
FAX: 866-782-7297

NLSOs  provides PCA claims packages to prospective claimants, and will also provide needed assistance to  claimants who require further help in completing claims forms. PCA claims packages will also be available at all Staff Judge Advocates' offices and Personal Property Offices, and will be available electronically at NKOMilitary One Source and, the "Packets & Forms" section of the OJAG website.

Completed claims will be accepted by mail, by facsimile transmission or via a scanned e-mail to PCA Claims Unit Norfolk/PCA Claims Unit Branch Office Pacific.

The PCA telephone "Help Line" (1-888-897-8217) is available to assist prospective claimants with the preparation and submission of PCA claims forms and supporting information. The "Help Line" is connected to a help desk in the PCA Claims Unit Norfolk, which is manned from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

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