ABA Military Pro Bono Project – Winter 2017 Newsletter for Volunteer Attorneys
Monday, March 06, 2017
- ABA Military Pro Bono Project
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Case Spotlight! Airman Awarded $20,000 in Car Dealership Fraud Claim with Pro Bono Legal Help
An Air Force servicemember purchased a vehicle from a car dealership with a loan of over $15,000 on which he was making regular monthly payments. However, the airman never received possession of the vehicle and he was at risk of his loan being turned into a personal loan at any time which would increase the interest rate significantly. Meanwhile, the car dealership was being investigated for multiple fraud cases against servicemembers and its dealer license had been revoked. Therefore, the servicemember needed help to quickly obtain a judgment against the dealership in order to pursue recovery. Read more...
3/31 FREE CLE in Richmond, VA: Military Legal Assistance Issues
Useful Books in the ABA Web Store:
The American Bar Association Legal Guide for Military Families: Legal resource for servicemembers, veterans, and their families.
The Military Divorce Handbook: Resource for representing servicemembers and spouses.
Ripped Off!: Guide for military personnel about certain types of sales, scams and abusive commercial practices.
Veterans Appeals Guidebook:
ABA Military Pro Bono Project’s Online Library:
The Project has an online library with resources that focus on legal issues faced by servicemembers, veterans, and military family members. Log onto the website and visit the Library.