ABA Military Pro Bono Project – Summer 2017 Newsletter for Volunteer Attorneys
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Case Spotlight: Sailor Divorces Abusive Husband with Pro Bono Legal Help
Read here about a pro bono attorney who assisted a domestic violence victim in obtaining a judgment for dissolution of marriage against her abusive spouse.
Find additional case stories on our blog to see how you, our volunteers, are successfully helping military families.
Florida Pro Bono Matters
This spring the Military Pro Bono Project partnered with The Florida Bar Foundation’s new pilot program, Florida Pro Bono Matters. The goal of this program is to provide a statewide one-stop-shop for attorneys to find available pro bono cases throughout Florida. Through Florida Pro Bono Matters’ website, attorneys can search for open pro bono cases that match their interests in their areas that are offered from a variety of pro bono legal organizations. The Military Pro Bono Project’s open cases in Florida are now included and kept updated on this website.
Veterans can now access a new online tool to help identify legal needs and take action to resolve them thanks to a partnership between the American Bar Association, CuroLegal and ARAG Legal Insurance. Read more about this new legal resource for veterans here.
8/17 CLE Webinar: New Developments in Military Pension Division: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. ABA LAMP is hosting this CLE webinar which will focus on how the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act pertains to the division of pensions in family law cases.
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.