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United States Army
Legal Assistance (Staff Judge Advocate) Client Services
2765 Tennessee Ave
Fort Campbell, KY 42223
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.
Eligibility for Assistance
According to Army Regulation (AR) 27–3, para. 2–4, our office provides support to: (1) Active Duty members of the Armed Forces; (2) Retired Members of the Armed Forces; (3) Reserve and National Guard Members of the Armed forces on Active Duty orders of more than 29 days; and (4) dependents of those aforementioned eligible service members and retirees.
Assistance We Provide
According to AR 27–3, para. 3–5, our office provides legal assistance on matters including, but not limited to: family law, estate planning, real property, consumer transactions, civilian administrative matters (e.g. immigration), military administrative matters (e.g. GOMOR and FLIPL rebuttals), torts, and limited civilian criminal matters.
We offer walk–in for powers of attorney (POA) and notarizations any time that our office is open.
We do not provide assistance on military criminal matters (e.g. Article 15s, Administrative Separations, and Courts-Martial) – the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Trial Defense Service Office provides assistance in these matters.
We do not provide assistance on the Integrated Disability Evaluation Process (Medical Evaluation Board/Physical Evaluation Board) – the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Office of Soldier’s Counsel provides assistance in these matters.
Hours of Operation
We are closed on all DONSAs, Federal and Training Holidays, and the first Friday of every month from 0900-1300hrs in accordance with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell DONSA and Training Holiday Observances.
Fort Campbell, Kentucky Client Services Location
Address: 2765 Tennessee Avenue, Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223. We are located behind the Division Headquarters Building and down the street from the Don F. Pratt Museum Aircraft Display. You can also use google maps and search “SJA Client Services on Fort Campbell.”
If you reside within a 50-mile radius of Fort Campbell, Kentucky: please make an appointment in person at the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Client Services Office. Please complete our legal assistance client intake form, and bring all supporting documents pertaining to your legal assistance matter and your military identification card with you to the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Client Services Office. If you are experiencing a time sensitive matter (e.g. your GOMOR response is due in 14 calendar days), please immediately come to the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Client Services Office during our open hours for appointment scheduling.
If you reside outside of a 50-mile radius of Fort Campbell, Kentucky: please make an appointment by requesting a legal assistance client intake form by email, and emailing it back, along with a copy of your military identification card (authorized by AR 600-8-14 and AFI 36-3026_IPV1, paragraph 188.8.131.52., dated 4 August 2017 in order to receive a Department of Defense benefit), and all supporting documents pertaining to your legal assistance matter to the following email address:
A Fort Campbell, Kentucky Client Services Office paralegal will contact you to schedule an appointment no later than close of business the following business day.
In order to file a claim, the following documents must be provided:
Statute of Limitations. In accordance with (IAW) AR 27-20, Chapter 11 and DA Pam 27-162, Chapter 2: The claim must be submitted within the two-year statute of limitations. The two-year period begins at date of incident and is not able to be waived.
Claims Payable: Per AR 27-20, para. 11-5e(2), claims for damage arising as a result of mechanical or structural failure of the vehicle during shipment are not payable. For more information contact the Fort Knox Personnel Claims at 502-626-3000.