Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) in North Carolina

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a US federal law that protects soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, coast guardsmen and other commissioned officers as they enter active duty. Enacted in 2003, the legislation covers rental agreements, mortgage rates, evictions and more. In 2019, North Carolina enacted their own version of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act […]

SCRA Benefits in North Carolina

Enacted in December 2003 the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) protects service members from significant financial burdens while on active duty. Under the legislation, lenders may not repossess the service member’s personal property without a court order. In brief, the SCRA benefits service members and their dependents in four categories: housing, installment contracts, life insurance […]

What is the SCRA?

Enacted in December 2003, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) protects servicemembers from significant financial burdens while they are on active duty. Under the SCRA benefits, lenders may not repossess the servicemember’s personal property, including their car, or foreclose on their home without a court order. Under the SCRA, the Attorney General can pursue litigation against […]