The Legal Assistance Division of the Offce of the Staff Judge Advocate is committed to providing quality legal assistance services to all eligible clients, including active-duty/activated Soldiers, Military Retirees & Family Members. While we cannot represent you in court, we can provide you preliminary advice on a wide variety of legal issues & may be able to provide civilian attorney referrals, depending on your situation.
The Legal Assistance Division provides a wide range of legal services & counseling. This website contains many helpful links for our clients to obtain more information on a wide variety of legal issues. Please keep in mind that while these links may provide general information on a legal topic, they should not serve as a substitute for your personal consultation with a legal assistance attorney. More information on the topics listed here may also be found on the JAGCNet website.
Links to commercial sites does not constitute endorsement by the US Army nor does the US Army take responsibility for the content or the handicap accessibility of those sites.
Hours of Operation
The Legal Assistance Office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be closed during training holidays, afternoons during payday activities and on all federal holidays. Clients may sign in for a walk-in appointment beginning at 9 a.m. on Mondays or Thursdays. Wills are done by appointment only. Bring in all relevant paperwork for your case. Walk-in slots are limited and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no guarantee our attorneys will be able to accommodate seeing all potential walk-in clients. You may also seek assistance from other Legal Assistance offices in the nearby areas such as Peterson Air Force Base. Notaries and Powers of Attorney are available on a walk-in basis during normal business hours. If you are seeking an appointment, call 719-526-5572 or 719-526-5573 on the last duty day of the week.
The Judge Advocate General's Corps is a single organization made up of lawyers, legal administrators & specialists & court reporters. The Corps' members are commissioned & warrant officers, enlisted Soldiers & civilians & are members of the Active Component, Army Reserve & National Guard. They are also members of two honorable professions: the profession of arms & the profession of law.
Like every Army organization, the primary mission of the Corps is to support the war fighter through a variety of activities.
Judge advocates assist commanders with Operational Law, Civil Law & Military Justice. Army lawyers provide legal services to soldiers and their families, boosting morale and allowing soldiers to stay focused on their mission. Most importantly, The Judge Advocate General's Corps provides the structure & support for maintaining discipline, the foundation of an effective fighting force.
Branch InsigniaToday, the insignia worn by all uniformed members of the Corps reflects the many components of the Corps' mission: the pen denotes the recording of testimony; the sword, the military character of the Corps' mission; and the wreath, the traditional symbol of accomplishment.
Regimental InsigniaThe Argent, an escutcheon Azure (dark blue) charged with a wreath of laurel surmounted by a sword point to base in bend surmounted by a quill in bend sinister all gold. Attached below the shield is a dark blue scroll doubled & inscribed wit the numberals "1775" in silver. The regimental insigna for the Judge Advocate General's Corps was approved August 22, 1986.