Men and women serving our country in the military or as reservists on active duty and their families have important rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. These federal laws protect service members from potential financial hardships they or their families may face while they are serving our country and upon their return from active duty.
In June 2012, General Conway led a group of 20 Attorneys General in securing a settlement with QuinStreet, Inc. over its operation of a website called GIBill.com. GIBill.com appeared to be a government website with information about GI Bill benefits, but was in fact a non-government related lead generator for the for-profit college industry. The settlement secured $2.5 million and transferred GIBill.com to the Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, click here.
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) - Protections from termination of leases, evictions, repossessions; reduced rates on mortgages, credit card debt; delay of civil court actions, etc.
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