THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBPAGE IS OF A GENERAL NATURE AND IS PROVIDED FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE AND CONVENIENCE. IT IS NOT INTENDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL COUNSEL. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS AS TO HOW THE LAW IN THIS AREA AFFECTS YOU OR YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, CONTACT YOUR CIVILIAN ATTORNEY OR THE NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE LEGAL OFFICE FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITH A LICENSED ATTORNEY.
The Area Defense Counsel (ADC) provides individual Air Force members independent legal representation. Airmen facing adverse administrative actions or who are suspected of committing an offense under the uniform code of military justice can receive confidential legal advice from an ADC. Do NOT contact the base legal office for these issues as everything you say can be used against you in court! ADC Contact: 702-652-4034, Building 11, Suite 201 (next to TMO/upstairs from Finance)
The Legal Office provides free legal assistance regarding personal civil legal matters to eligible beneficiaries, including active duty or retired military members and their dependents. However, the Legal Office does not assist in the creation of Trusts of any kind.
Examples of personal civil legal matters include adoption, dependent care, domestic relations, financial responsibility, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), veteran’s reemployment rights, landlord-tenant, and casualty affairs. Legal assistance attorneys can provide legal advice, conduct general review of documents, draft correspondence, and assist clients in preparing forms. Legal assistance attorneys cannot, however, represent clients in any court or administrative proceedings or draft or file legal documents with a court.
The highest priority is given to active-duty personnel who need mobilization- or deployment-related legal assistance.
Wills and Powers of Attorney:
**We do NOT notarize Real Estate Closing or Mortgage Refinance documents.
The Article 137 brief is held the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month in the Education Center, Building 20, Room 310, at 9 a.m. Be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early.
Service members are directed to use Military One Source's free tax filing service at http://www.militaryonesource.mil. (*Disclaimer- the legal office no longer provides tax assistance)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Locations
The Nellis AFB Legal Office can only provide legal assistance on personal and civil matters. We cannot assist clients with the following: any criminal matter, personal commercial enterprises or business, issues on behalf of third parties, representation in court or administrative hearing or the preparation of real estate documents or living trusts. Please seek outside counsel for these issues.
If you are already represented by a civilian attorney for any matter on which you are seeking legal assistance, you must provide a written waiver or letter of consent from your attorney before seeing a legal assistance attorney.
Affidavit - Blank
Affidavit - Permission for a Minor to Travel with One Parent
Affidavit - Temporary Child Custodians - Single Parent
Affidavit - School Zone Residence
Nevada DMV Bill of Sale
Nevada DMV Military Tax Ex. (Spouse)
Calling Nevada Home
End Debt Collection Harassment
Foreclosure on Rental Property
House Rentals and Lease Payments
How to Represent Yourself in Court
Lawyer Referral Services
Military Entitlements upon Sep. or Divore
Military Spouses Residency Relief Act
Nevada Divorce Law
Nevada Lemon Law
Practical Tips Concerning Wills
Quit Claim Deed
Real Estate Guide
Rental Cars and Liability
Small Claims Court
Survivor Benefits Plan
Vehicle Registration and Driver's License
What to do if You've Been Sued
The Legal Office processes claims both for and against the Air Force. To file a claim with our office, please call (702) 652-7512.
For Household Goods claims, please contact the carrier first. If they do not respond in a timely manner, please contact the Air Force Claims Service Center.
If you are a Department of Defense civilian employee or a member of the armed forces, please be mindful of the fact that there are restrictions on certain political activities during election season. For helpful guidance on the do's and don'ts of political activity, please review the following pamphlets:
Military Political Activities
Civilian Political Activities