Staff Judge Advocate: Maj. Thomas B. Payne
Office Hours for Legal Assistance (including Notaries):
Tuesday: 1400 - 1500
Thursday: 1400 - 1500
*Wills, Attorney Consultation and Real State notary by appointment only.
British Liaison Officer:
Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1600 (closed for lunch 1300-1400)
The 501st Combat Support Wing Office of the Staff Judge Advocate welcomes eligible members of the Department of Defense community for free assistance with personal civil legal matters. The 501st CSW Legal Office provides legal advice and support in the areas of legal assistance, claims, local national assistance and much more. This typically includes the preparation of wills, advanced medical directives, and powers of attorney; notary services; and advice regarding claims, landlord-tenant issues, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and domestic relations. Additionally, the British Liaison Officer may assist with a variety of local issues ranging from speeding tickets to British customs, to include liaising with host nation authorities (such as local police, prosecutors, and governmental bodies) or interacting with British companies on behalf of individual members of the Visiting Forces.
Eligibility is limited to all members of the Armed Forces on active duty (including members of a reserve component), reservists released from active duty having served 30 days or more, retirees from all branches of the service, DoD civilian employees, and lawful dependents. However, priority shall be given to Active Duty personnel who need mobilization- or deployment-related legal assistance that facilitates Command readiness. Contractors are only eligible for basic notary services and the services provided by the British Liaison.
Our office hours for legal assistance and notary services are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1400-1500 and are first-come, first-served (with priority to Active Duty personnel).
RAF Alconbury: DSN: 268-3535 / COMM: 01480 843535
Building 582, RAF Alconbury
Additional Useful Information:
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency www.gov.uk/government/organisations/vehicle-and-operator-services-agency
UK Parliament www.publications.parliament.uk
Highway Code www.gov.uk/browse/driving/highway-code-road-safety
European Court Human Rights www.echr.coe.int
Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-licensing-agency
Crown Prosecution Service on line www.cps.gov.uk
Citizen Advice Bureau www.citizenadvice.org.uk
Just Ask (legal service) www.justask.org.uk
The Legal Aid Agency www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency
HM Courts & Tribunals Service www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-courts-and-tribunals-service
The UK Home Office www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
UK Visas and Immigration www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs
The Criminal Justice System www.cps.gov.uk/about/cjs.html
TV License www.tvlicensing.co.uk
*The information provided is for educational and general information purposes only. It is not legal advice. If you have questions, speak with a licensed attorney before relying on the information contained within the website to make a decision or take any action.