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Davis-Monthan Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
5275 E. Granite Street
Tucson, AZ 85707
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Legal assistance is available to you and your family. Below, you’ll find information about claims and installation specific programs and services. If you have questions, reach out to the legal assistance program at your installation.
The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate office is located in the Wing HQ Building 2300 (2nd floor) and provides legal assistance to eligible personnel and legal counsel to commanders on all matters affecting the installation and the mission, including such wide-ranging areas as military justice, administrative actions, ethics, operations law, environmental law, claims, contracts, civil law and labor law.
Active duty, reserve component on orders or pending deployment, retired military members, and military identification card-eligible dependents are eligible to receive legal assistance for personal, civil legal issues. Please note, ethical rules prohibit JA from providing assistance on matters where a person is already represented by another attorney.
Notary services and powers of attorney are available to active duty members, retirees, and dependents on a walk-in basis Monday to Friday from 0800-1500.
If you need a power of attorney or a will, you must complete a legal worksheet before going to the Legal Office. Go to: https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil
The Legal Office has resumed full service legal assistance for active duty members and their dependents by appointment only. Please call the Legal Office to make an appointment at (520) 228-5242.
Claims for damage to household goods resulting from DPS shipments are processed using the DoD website. Notice of loss or damage reports for DPS claims must be filed using this website. If you are unhappy with the carrier's settlement offer or your DPS claim is denied by the carrier, please contact the Air Force Claims Service Center (AFCSC) at 1-877-754-1212. The AFCSC is located in Kettering, Ohio, and open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST). Personnel who were not moved using the DPS system can file using the AFCSC website: https://claims.jag.af.mil. Claims for damages to POVs that occur during shipment can also be filed on the AFCSC website.
The Legal Office is available to assist claimants with general claims information and questions daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please call (520) 228-5242 for assistance.
The Military Justice Section of the Legal Office reviews evidence and provides advice to commanders and first sergeants on appropriate disciplinary actions ranging from Letters of Counseling/Admonishment/Reprimand, Article 15's, administrative discharges, courts-martial and UCMJ actions. The Military Justice Section can be reached at DSN: 228-4550.
The Davis-Monthan AFB Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Office volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS to prepare a variety of returns for our military community. This is a free service for any Active Duty, dependents (with military ID), National Guard, Reserve, Public Health and Military Retiree with access to the base.
Assistance is by appointment only. Appointments are made by contacting the Legal Office. Please note, due to software changes the VITA office will likely be unable to access your previous year’s return. To expedite return preparation and ensure accuracy, you may want to bring your previous returns to your appointment. Previous returns can be retrieved by contacting the IRS.
IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services website contains information specifically for military members and their family members who are seeking citizenship. Link: https://www.uscis.gov/military/citizenship-for-military-family-members
Helpful handouts and links to information on a variety of legal topics may be found at: https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil/lass/lass.html