ABA Military Pro Bono Project – Spring 2017 Newsletter for Volunteer Attorneys
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Case Spotlight! Volunteer Attorney Helps with Estate Planning for Sailor and his Disabled Brother
A Navy servicemember, whose parents were deceased, was the guardian of his incapacitated adult brother. The sailor wished to name his brother as beneficiary in his will and create a special needs trust for his brother’s benefit. The sailor’s military legal assistance attorney was not permitted to prepare the trust and therefore referred the case to the ABA Military Pro Bono Project, which placed the servicemember with an experienced pro bono attorney. Read more
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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 ABA Military Pro Bono Project has an online library filled with resources that focus on legal issues faced by servicemembers, veterans, and military family members. Log onto the website and visit the Library.