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4th Fighter Wing Legal Office

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Welcome to the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Legal Office
DSN: 722-5322
Commercial: 919-722-5322
Office Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Our Mission
Excellent Legal Services . . . Anytime, Anywhere.

Our Vision
Enabling the 4th Fighter Wing to maintain dominant strike eagle airpower while 4 FW/JA maintains a reputation of excellence.

The Air Force Legal Assistance website is an additional resource service members have to obtain helpful information on a number of legal topics including consumer/financial affairs, family law, immigration, real property, the Service Members Civil Relief Act, taxation, voting, wills and estates, and many others. Information on the website is for educational and informational purposes only. The website cannot replace consultation with the local judge advocate general.

Legal Assistance

Eligibility for Legal Assistance
The 4th Fighter Wing Legal Office provides legal assistance to support and sustain command effectiveness and readiness. Individuals who are eligible for legal assistance must present a valid military identification card. The following individuals are eligible to obtain services offered by the legal office: active-duty military members including members of the Reserve or National Guard on Title 10, dependents, members entitled to retired or retainer pay and their dependents. For further details on who is eligible, refer to Air Force Instruction 51-504, Legal Assistance Program.

Services Provided
The 4th Fighter Wing Legal Office provides legal assistance for personal civil legal matters. Personal civil legal matters commonly encountered during legal assistance include: (1) Wills, (2) Advanced Medical Directives, (3) Powers of Attorney, (4) Notaries, (5) Dependent Care Issues, (6) Adoption, (7) Financial Responsibility, (8) Domestic Relations, (9) Service Mmbers' Civil Relief Act (SCRA), (10) Veterans' Reemployment Rights and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), (11) Casualty Affairs, (12) Landlord-Tenant, (13) Consumer Affairs, (14) Taxes, and (15) Victims of Crime.

Legal Assistance/Will Appointments
Legal Assistance is done by appointment only, Tuesday – Thursday. Each appointment is 30 minutes long. To schedule an appointment, call 919-722-5322 during normal duty hours, Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wills and/or advanced medical directives are scheduled by appointment only on Wednesdays. Each appointment is 45 minutes long. Call 919-722-5322 and you will be notified of current availability. Before a will appointment is scheduled, however, you must first provide the office with your will worksheet ticket number. You can obtain that ticket number by completing a "Legal Worksheet" at the Air Force Legal Assistance website. Follow the instructions and take time to thoroughly answer each question.

Notary/Power of Attorney Service
Notaries and Powers of Attorney (POAs) are done on a walk-in basis on Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To start building your Power of Attorney worksheet, go to https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil,  select "Legal Worksheets" and click the "Create Power of Attorney Worksheet" button. Once the worksheet is complete, bring your ticket number to the office to receive your POA.

Household Good Claims

For information about household goods claims, visit the Air Force Claims Service Center.

Feedback

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Contact Information

4 FW/JA
1600 Wright Brothers Avenue, Suite 265
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 27531

DSN: 722-5322
Commercial: 919-722-5322