Stateside Legal - A new online resource for servicemembers, veterans and families... and advocates
Friday, November 19, 2010
- Organization: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
The Legal Services Corporation (www.lsc.gov) funded two primary partnering organizations to create the Stateside Legal website. Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine and the Arkansas
Legal Services Partnership have developed this website as a resource for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates.
Many websites provide information for military households or veterans. This is has indexed the best legal information available in one easy-to-use site.
There are interactive forms, videos, and legal analysis.
In addition to the main partners, the website has received help from many volunteers, including private attorneys, members of the Judge Advocate General [JAG] Corps, civilian Legal Assistance Attorneys, and veteran service officers.
Stateside Legal also has a special portal for Advocates with more techinal materials and referral to resources. An advanced search engine assist with narrowing issues to target the issues you or your clients are facing.