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Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

Barksdale Air Force Base Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides high-quality legal advice and expertise in the areas of civil law, contract law, labor law, environmental law, claims and military justice for courts-martial and non-judicial punishment actions. The Office also provides legal assistance to individual military members, retirees and family members on personal, non-criminal legal matters.

tabLegal Assistance Services 
The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides free legal services and advice to all active duty personnel and their dependents along with reservists and guardsmen on federal active duty and their dependents. In addition, retired personnel, their dependents and dependent survivors may also receive legal assistance based on availability of facilities and personnel.

Attorneys and paralegals can assist eligible personnel with wills, powers of attorney, notary service, or advice on personal civil legal matters such as adoption, landlord-tenant issues, tax assistance and consumer law questions. Legal assistance officers are licensed attorneys who are assigned by the Air Force to advise and counsel members on personal legal problems. 

Visit the Air Force Legal Assistance web site for helpful information on legal assistance topics, will and power of attorney worksheets, and an online survey. After you visit the website, feel free to set an appointment or visit the Office during walk-in hours.
tabWill Assistance  
A will is a written legal declaration of how personal property should be distributed after death. The Office can assist eligible personnel in preparing a will. Before coming to the legal office to see an attorney, members should visit the Air Force Legal Assistance web site to complete a will questionnaire and e-mail your will ticket number to

Except for extreme circumstances, wills are by appointment only.
tabHouse hold good claims 
Household Goods Claims - Contact the Air Force Claims Service Center by clicking here or call 1-877-754-1212.

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tabOffice hours
Legal Assistance by Appointment (ca;; 456-2562) - Tue., Wed. & Thur. ( walk-in at 1030 on Thur)
Power of Attorney & Notary Service - Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wills & Healthcare Directives (appointment only)
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