Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
At BankLiberty, we fully support the men and women of the U.S. Military and believe it is important to make them aware of their potential benefits contained within the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The U.S. Department of Justice* offers this general statement about the SCRA.
“The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), formerly known as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act (SSCRA), is a federal law that provides protections for military members as they enter active duty. It covers issues such as rental agreements, security deposits, prepaid rent, eviction, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgage interest rates, mortgage foreclosure, civil judicial proceedings, automobile leases, life insurance, health insurance and income tax payments.
You should contact your nearest Armed Forces Legal Assistance Program office to see if the SCRA applies. Dependents of servicemembers can also contact or visit local military legal assistance offices where they reside.”
If you or a family member is presently serving or has recently completed active duty military service and has any questions about SCRA benefits involving your BankLiberty personal or business loan(s), please contact your loan officer directly, call our general phone number at 816-407-9200, or stop by one of BankLiberty’s convenient locations.
Thank you for your service to our country!
*Along with the statement above, the U.S. Department of Justice website (www.justice.gov) provides a number of other beneficial resources for servicemembers. (Please refer to www.servicemembers.gov ).