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Legal Services

Legal Assistance

Naval Base San Diego/32ND St.
3395 Sturtevant St., Suite 2 (Bldg. 56)
San Diego, CA 92136

Phone: 619-556-2211


General Services - Legal assistance is available for consumer/financial affairs, disaster relief support and advice, family law, foreclosure advice and counseling, immigration, notary services, powers of attorney, landlord/tenant matters, Service members' Civil Relief Act, small claims court matters, special education law, victim assistance, and wills/estate planning. Pre-deployment services are given priority.

Notary and Power of Attorney Services - Notary services are available Monday-Thursday 0800-1200/13-1500 at waterfront service window at Bldg 56 in San Diego.

Divorce - A 3-part divorce seminar providing step-by-step guidance on how to file for uncontested divorce in California, begins every Monday 1300 at Bldg 56 in San Diego. No appointment is needed. Only one spouse can attend the seminar.

*More information is available here: RLSO Southwest | U.S. Navy JAG Corps.

Defense Service Office West

Naval Base San Diego/32nd Street
3395 Sturtevant St, Suite 2
Building 56
San Diego, California 92136-5072

Phone: (619) 556-7539



DSO West is located in Building 56 on the west side of Naval Base San Diego between Afloat Training Group and Shore Personnel Support Detachment.

Walk-In Hours:

Mon - Thurs: 0800-110

General Services: Provides the highest quality legal representation to military service members as efficiently as possible, consistent with its ethical obligation to represent clients zealously.

*More information is available here: DSO West | U.S. Navy JAG Corps

Buying an Automobile
California Lemon Law
Drivers License Extensions
Leasing an Automobile
Renting an Automobile
Automobile Repairs
Automobile Repossession
Automobile Repossession -Redemption Rights
Automobile Service Contracts
California DUI Laws


Co-Signing A Loan
Consumer Credit
Door-to-Door Sales
Fair Credit Billing Act
Fair Credit Reporting Act
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Federal Trade Commission
Identity Theft
Interest Rates
Online Internet Auctions
Contracts and Consumer Scams
Telemarketing Fraud  

Advanced Medical Directives
Probate – Settling an Estate in California
Living Trusts

Community Property
California Child Support
California Divorces and Legal Separations
Children’s Services Bureau
Divorce and Credit
Family Support Program
Involuntary Allotments
Modifications of Out-of-State Child Custody and Child Support Orders
Navy Dependent Support
Marine Corps Dependent Support
Orders to Show Cause
California Spousal Support
Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act – Retirement Pay

Foreign Adoptions
Immigration – Becoming a Legal Permanent Resident
Immigration – Citizenship

Legal Readiness

Article 139 Claims
Family Advocacy Program
Military Identification Cards
Legal Assistance Services
Military Parish Visitors
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Powers of Attorney
Retired Activities Office
Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act
Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployement Rights Act
Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act: Benefits
VA Survivor Benefits
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
VA Education Benefits
VA Mortgage Guarantees

Grant Deeds
California Homestead Declarations
Real Estate - Home Equity Scams
Quitclaim Deeds

Automobile Relief Referrals
Civilian Legal Resources Referral List
Notary Public Services
Renter Relief Referral List

The Basics of Renting
The Eviction Process
Habitability & Repairs
Military Clauses and Leases
Renting - Potential Problems and Pitfalls
Rent Increases
Security Deposits
Terminating a Lease

Small Claims Court Judgements
Naval Legal Service Office Southwest DEFENSE SERVICES
Naval Legal Service Office Southwest CLAIMS SERVICES


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