U.S. Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Japan

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Mission

To provide the forward deployed naval forces, regional, and tenant commands within the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans expert and timely military justice, legal assistance, and command services advice and support.

Area of Responsibility

RLSO Japan provides services to commands, servicemembers, and their families located in Commander, Naval Forces Japan and Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Marianas Islands areas of responsibility; or transiting through the Commander, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet area of responsibility to include Japan, Guam, Diego Garcia, Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong and other activities located in Southeast Asia.

Legal Services Provided

Command Services

Command Services provides advice in the following subject areas: Administrative Law, Admiralty, Administrative Separations and Processing, Disciplinary Options, Freedom of Expression and Grievances, Homeland Security, Interactions with Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies, Subpoenas, JAGMAN Investigations, Military Justice, Operational Law, Personnel Matters, Standards of Conduct and Government Ethics.

Legal Assistance

Legal assistance can include advice on topics such as consumer/financial affairs, disaster relief support and advice, family law, foreclosure advice and counseling, immigration, notary services, powers of attorney, landlord/tenant matters, Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act, small claims court matters, victim assistance, and wills/estate planning. Pre-deployment services are given priority. Please contact your local office to see how it can best meet your pre-deployment needs.

Please fill out the Client Intake Form before your first appointment. Also, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for more information on our services.

Legal Assistance Topics

Learn more about legal assistance topics that commonly affect military members such as consumer affairs, family law, wills, or powers of attorney. The information provided is for educational and general information purposes only. It is not legal advice. Speak with a licensed attorney before relying on the information contained within the website to make a decision or take any action.

Forms

Legal Assistance Intake Questionnaire
Standardized Will Worksheet
Power of Attorney Worksheet
Notary Service Worksheet

Walk-in Procedure

You must present a valid military identification card to confirm your entitlement to our services. Reservists serving on active duty for 30 days or more and their family members are eligible for services; and certain Department of Defense (DoD) civilian overseas hires and DoD civilians serving in harm's way are also eligible. You will need to complete a client intake sheet, describe your issue and list other parties involved in the case. Your issue will not be discussed in the waiting room; however, if you are unable to complete your intake sheet or unsure of what type of consultation you need, you will be taken into a private room to discuss your situation with our paralegal.

RLSO Japan HQ

Mailing Address:
PSC 473, Box 122
FPO AP 96349
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-46-816-8901
DSN: 243-8901 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0800-1700
Monday – Friday
Directions:
Located onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Building 1555 (PSD Building), 3rd Deck

Branch Offices & Detachments

Yokosuka Legal Assistance Office
Mailing Address:
PSC 473, Box 122
FPO AP 96349
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-468-16-8901
DSN: 243-8901 (DSN prefix 315)
Powers of Attorney and Notary Hours:
0800-1530
Monday - Friday
First Friday of Every Month Closed from 0800-1200 and reopens at 1200.
Attorney Services Walk-In Hours:
0800-1100
Tuesday/Thursday
All Other Days By Appointment
Directions:
Located onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka,
Building 1555 (PSD Building), 2nd Deck

Branch Office Guam
Mailing Address:
PSC 455, Box 177
FPO AP 96540-2400
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (671) 333-2061
DSN: 333-2061 (DSN prefix 315)
Attorney Services:
By Appointment
Powers of Attorney and Notary Services:
0900-1530
Monday – Thursday
0900-1200
Friday
Directions:
Located onboard Naval Base Guam,
Building 1A on Aldrich Road
Branch Office Sasebo
Mailing Address:
PSC 476, Box 60
FPO AP 96322-0060
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-956-50-3347
DSN: 252-3347 (DSN prefix 315)
Powers of Attorney, Notary,
and Passport Services:
0800 – 1500
Monday – Thursday
0800 – 1200
Friday
All Other Services By Appointment
Directions:
Located onboard Fleet Activities Sasebo,
Building PW 47 (HRO Building), 1st Deck
Branch Office Atsugi
Mailing Address:
PSC 477, Box 9
FPO AP 96306-1209
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-46-763-4582
DSN: 264-4582 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday
Directions:
Headquarter Bldg. 949, 3rd Floor
Branch Office Misawa
Mailing Address:
Naval Air Facility Misawa
APO AP 96319-5000
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-3117-66-4095
DSN: 226-4095 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday
Directions:
Bldg. 980, 2nd Floor
Branch Office Okinawa
Mailing Address:
PSC 480, Box 1
FPO AP 96362
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-81-611-962-3974
DSN: 632-3974 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday
Directions:
Bldg. 3554, 2nd Floor
Branch Office Diego Garcia
Mailing Address:
Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia
PSC 466, Box 33
FPO AP 96595
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-246-370-2922
DSN: 370-2922 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday
Branch Office Singapore
Mailing Address:
PSC 470, Box 2400
FPO AP 96354-2400
Phone Numbers:
Comm: 011-65-6750-2305
DSN: 421-2305 (DSN prefix 315)
Hours:
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday