[50 U.S.C. App. §§ 501 et seq.]

(replacing the prior versions of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act) 

Title 50 of the United States Code provides federal protection to service members so that they are not unfairly prejudiced by lack of opportunity to participate when faced with a lawsuit, divorce, or other civil (not criminal) legal proceeding while deployed. Here are some examples of how this federal protection is applied in state court proceedings in Arizona.


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