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    • Legal Assistance Items, April 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M.; Grendell, Timothy J. (1982-04)
      Notices of tax deficiency sent to APO and FPO addresses are deemed to be addressed to a person not living in the United States. When garnishing wages, the government is responsible only to honor writs issued by a “court ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, August 1980 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-08)
      A Maryland equity court can enforce an alimony decree of another state using the same equitable remedies and sanctions it would use to enforce a decree it had entered in the first instance. The Oregon Court of Appeals ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, August 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-08)
      Texas cannot compel jury service for active duty military members acting under federal law and the orders of a superior.
    • Legal Assistance Items, February 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1981-02)
      That statutory right to modification of alimony may be waived in a separation agreement. South Dakota courts are able to retroactively modify court-ordered child support payments under proper circumstances. The Uniformed ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, February 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-02)
      A collection of legal updates and news related to military legal assistance. The amended Truth-in-Lending Act requires disclosure violations to be “material” before statutory damages of twice the finance charge are awarded ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, January 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1981-01)
      A collection of legal updates pertaining to military legal assistance. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy reorganization plan was rejected by the court for lack of good faith because the individual debtors had the ability to pay ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, January 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-01)
      A collection of legal updates relating to military legal assistance. Attorneys should be aware of the actual law as written in the Fugitive Felon Act but should also be aware of the Department of Justice’s policy in ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, July 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-07)
      The survivors of former or retired military personnel sometimes do not receive the survivor benefits to which they are entitled by virtue of the decedent’s military service. These system failures most often occur because ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, June 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-06)
      Legal Assistance Office libraries should contain available source material; the article lists publications which can be obtained for free or for minimal expense. A collection agency harassed debtors in violation of the ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, June 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M.; Grendell, Timothy J. (1982-06)
      The announcement of a seminar on the military family covering the following subjects: the Military Family Resource Center; military benefits for the family; update on McCarty; the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, March 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1981-03)
      Missouri will now allow a nonresident to serve as the personal representative of a decedent’s estate. Missouri’s state inheritance tax was repealed; under the new law, the state will now impose a "pickup tax (a state ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, March 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-03)
      The Military Family Resource Center (MFRC) is an international center to support family advocacy in the military services and to assist professionals who provide help to military people and their families around the world. ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, May 1982 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-05)
      The failure to notify a spouse of electing out of a survivor benefit plan voids the election under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) statute. A personal assets inventory completed at the time of will execution can later ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, November 1980 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-11)
      Maryland now awards rehabilitative, not permanent, alimony. All relevant factors should be considered when awarding alimony, and it should be awarded only for the period of time needed to allow the receiving party to ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, November 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-11)
      Notice that a creditor is an assignee was sufficient to meet the requirements of the Truth In Lending Act and Regulation Z. Louisiana will not recognize a foreign divorce of one of its residents serving as an active duty ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, October 1980 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-10)
      Letters sent to a debtor threatening disconnection of utilities if a past-due balance was not paid did not violate the Bankruptcy Act’s Fresh Start rights. Even though the debt had been included in the bankruptcy, the ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, October 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-10)
      Legislation was submitted to authorize and statutorily recognize military legal assistance programs. A Notary Public’s duties include attesting to the fact that an oath was administered, but they do not include authenticating ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, September 1980 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-09)
      Plaintiff attorneys representing themselves in Truth In Lending suits may not have attorney’s fees awarded to them. Layaway plans do not fall under Regulation Z and create no contractual obligation to make payments. The ...
    • Legal Assistance Items, September 1981 

      Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-09)
      This short article covers various legal topics that may be of interest to military members and personnel, including subjects such as the validity of foreign divorce in Louisiana; the Truth in Lending Act and Cash Discount ...