Justice for Military Families Pending Cases

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) & the Justice for Military Families project has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Elk Run Heights, IA. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance with drafting estate documents related to the deed on their home. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Alicen Rodolph at amrodolph@email.wm.edu

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) & the Justice for Military Families project has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Montgomery, AL. The potential client (wife of a deceased veteran) needs to be released from her current lease as the family can no longer afford the overhead since the veteran passed away. Potential client requests a letter or a phone call to property management company  to ensure no penalties are incurred from terminating the lease. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving family with this issue, please contact Rachael Archambault at archambault.rachael@gmail.com.

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) & the Justice for Military Families project has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Houston, TX. The surviving souse is seeking representation in connection with the probate of the service member’s estate. The probate seems to be contested, at least in part. There is a hearing set for December, so the timeline is short. We were not given the date of the hearing. I have reached out to the surviving spouse’s case worker for additional information. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving family with this issue, please contact Garrett Filetti at gnfiletti@gmail.com.

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in North Richland Hills, TX. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance with probate and estate questions. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Alicen Rodolph at amrodolph@email.wm.edu 

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Westchester, PA. The potential client is the surviving adult daughter of a deceased Service Member who seeks the advice of a foreclosure defense attorney to help her keep her house. She has been sued by the bank. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client, please contact Kimberly Winistorfer at kimberly.win1@gmail.com

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Boiling Springs, SC. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance with settling the estate of the Service Member. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Meg Marriner at meg.marriner@gmail.com

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro or low bono legal assistance in Lynn, MA. The potential client is the surviving family member of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving family member needs assistance in three separate cases/areas of law in which she is the defendant: (1) dog bite and associated vet bills, (2) construction contract dispute regarding nonpayment and unfinished work, and (3) landlord/tenant rent collection. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Ashley O’Neill at aoneill@outlook.com

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Germantown, TN. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance with a fiduciary to help with their children’s Service member’s Group Life Insurance proceedings. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Alicen Rodolph at amrodolph@email.wm.edu

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Perry, GA. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance settling her husband’s estate. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please email  meg.marriner@gmail.com.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Howard City, MI. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away. The surviving spouse needs assistance with becoming the executor of Service Member’s estate, especially for communicating with the mortgage company for the family home. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue,, please email me triciapetek@gmail.com.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Temple, TX. The potential client is the surviving common law spouse of a Service Member who passed away.  The surviving spouse needs assistance with probate and estate issues (adding the spouse to their home’s deed, accessing bank accounts, and obtaining tax information). If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, email amrodolph@email.wm.edu.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Marina del Ray, California.  The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away.  The surviving spouse needs assistance with a dispute between a former landlord involving unpaid rent during the pandemic.  If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please contact Ashley O’Neill at aoneill@outlook.com.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Pine Mountain, GA. The potential client is the surviving spouse of a Service Member who passed away.  The surviving spouse needs assistance transferring the titles of assets that belonged to the service member, specifically a home and vehicles. If you or anyone you know would be able to help this deserving client with this issue, please email at triciapetek@gmail.com.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Syracuse, NY. The potential client is the surviving fiancée of a Service Member who recently passed away. She has been told by CACO (Casualty Assistance) that she must be executor of her daughter’s minor estate in order to have BAH paid to the daughter (she is the biological daughter of both the service member and the potential client) and seeks assistance on this matter. Please contact Kimberly Winistorfer at Kimberly.win1@gmail.com if you have any potential placements for this case.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has a need for pro bono legal assistance in Austin, TX. The potential client is the surviving adult son of a retired Service Member who recently passed away (his mother also recently passed away). The potential client needs assistance with his parents’ estate/probate process. The estate is located in Austin as well. He has limited funds but may be able to pay a reduced fee if within his budget. Please contact Kimberly Winistorfer at Kimberly.win1@gmail.com if you have any potential placements for this case.