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United States Army
Intersection of Richardson & New Steese Highways
Fairbanks, AK 99703
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 Fort Wainwright Legal Assistance Office provides worldwide support to United States Army Alaska and the Fort Wainwright military community. Its mission is to enhance combat readiness by providing a number of client and preventative law services, during both routine office appointments and pre-deployment processing. The office provides free advice and assistance to eligible clients on personal legal matters. We encourage you to bring leases, agreements, contracts, etc. to the Legal Assistance Office for review before you sign them. Eligible clients include soldiers, retirees and their family members (military ID card holders).
How to Contact Legal Assistance and Claims Office
The Legal Assistance Office is located at 1562 Gaffney Road, in Building 1562. Powers of attorney and notarys are walk in during any open hours. The Divorce/Dissolution Briefing is held at 9 a.m. every Tuesday which is followed by walk-in day to see the attorney. Clients may stop by or call to make an appointment. If you need a will, living will or medical directive you must make an appointment. Telephone 907-353-6518 or DSN 317-353-6518 for further information.
Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. and closed on Thursday for training.
Process all claims for property lost or damaged in shipment or storage. Anyone making a claim should attend the claims briefing held every Tuesday except for federal holidays and training holidays. Briefing starts promptly at 1 p.m. The Claims Office is located in Building 1562, Room 114. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1- 4 p.m. Thursday - CLOSED. Call 907-353-6155/6558 for questions.
Types of Services Provided
Basic advice and services on personal legal matters including:
Informative legal assistance pamphlets are available on a variety of topics in the Legal Assistance Office waiting room.
Services Not Provided
The following services are not provided by Legal Assistance: