Special Protections for the Military: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt Collection

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If you are currently a servicemember, a family member of a military member, or are contemplating joining the mililtary or National Guard, you may be entitled to additional protections when it comes to filing for bankruptcy, facing foreclosure, or dealing with debt collectors or repossessors.

In enacting the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Congress recognized that servicemembers are not always able to respond timely to lawsuits and foreclosure actions. It also addresses some of the scams targetting military personnel and their families. Below you can read about special protections for the military when it comes to bankruptcy, foreclosure, car repossessions, and more. 

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