SCRA Compliance Is Now Under Closer Watch

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT) -- Congress enacted the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, a law whose origins date back to the Civil War, to strengthen the national defense through certain protections provided to service members. By protecting service members from a gamut of penalties and commitments — high interest rates, foreclosure and default judgments, to name a few of many — the SCRA allows service members to “devote their entire energy to the defense needs of the Nation.”[1] The act, first formally enacted in 1940 as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief...
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