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Resources for Veterans, Active Military, Guard, Reserve, and Families

For UO student veterans, and guard & reserve officers

Legal resources

Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

  • Federal law covering all active-duty service members, including mobilized Guard and Reserve members. The bill limits interest on pre-existing debts (credit cards, mortgages, loans, etc.) to 6% (must request SCRA protection in writing.) Provides protection against property seizures, foreclosure, eviction, and default judgments.

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

  • Federal law protecting the civilian employment rights of Guard and Reserve members called to active duty.