Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Northwest

RLSO Northwest Seal

Mission:

Region Legal Service Office Northwest (RLSO NW) provides all prosecution, command services, and court-reporting support to Navy and Marine Corps commands located within its assigned geographic area (currently encompassing the six western states of Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Wyoming).

RLSO NW is organized into departments that provide command service advice, courts martial prosecution, and legal assistance. General lists of services and contact information for offices are listed below. Individuals seeking advice regarding military criminal defense should instead contact the Defense Service Command (DSO). Contact information for DSOs may be found at http://www.jag.navy.mil under defense services.

Area of Responsibility:

The area of responsibility currently encompasses the six western states of Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming.

Legal Services Provided

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before evaluating the topics below. Please fill out the Client Intake Form before your first appointment.

COMMAND SERVICES

RLSO NW provides advice and assistance to commands on a variety of topics, including:

  • Command Services
    • JAG Manual Investigations
      • Training, Advice and Assistance to Investigating Officers
      • Review by Convening Authority (CA)
    • Nonjudicial Punishment
      • Preliminary Processing
      • Conducting the NJP Hearing
      • Preparing Letters of Censure
      • Forwarding Appeals
    • Administrative Separation Boards
      • Officer Misconduct and Separations
      • Detachment for Cause
      • Enlisted Separations
    • Military justice (search & seizure, courts martial, and post trial processing)
    • Victim/Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
    • Miscellaneous command services (and training) in a variety of administrative law topics (government ethics, personnel issues, grievances, etc.).

LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

RLSO NW provides legal assistance to active duty service members and their dependents, and reservists on active duty for 30 days or more, and to retirees on a variety of topics, including:

  • Legal Assistance
    • Wills
      • Estate Planning
      • Health Care Issues
      • Long Term Care Insurance
      • Powers of Attorney – Estate Planning
      • Wills & Other Means of Passing Property
        • Life Insurance
        • Trusts
          • Trusts for benefit of children
          • Trusts for tax avoidance
        • Wills
    • Powers of Attorney (or see Power of Attorney Worksheet)
    • Deployment Readiness
    • Consumer Law
      • Automobiles
        • Buying an Automobile
        • Drivers License Extensions
        • Leasing an Automobile
        • Renting an Automobile
        • Automobile Repairs
        • Automobile Repossession
        • Automobile Repossession – Redemption Rights
        • Automobile Service Contracts
      • Consumer Fraud
      • Contracts
      • Co-signing a Loan
      • Credit Protection
      • Consumer Credit
      • Contracts and Consumer Scams
      • Door-to-door Sales
      • Fair Credit Billing Act
      • Fair Credit Reporting Act
      • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
      • Federal Trade Commission
      • Identity Theft
      • Interest Rates
      • Military Sentinel
      • Money Matters
      • Online Internet Auctions
      • Telemarketing Fraud
    • Family Law
      • Adoption
        • Adoption Overview
        • Adoption Reimbursement Options
          • Adoption Income Tax Credit
          • Department of Defense (DoD) Adoption Reimbursement Program
        • Foreign Adoption Issues
      • Community Property
      • Dependent Support
        • Child & Family Support
          • DoD Family Support Guidelines
            • U.S. Air Force Family Support Guidelines
            • U.S. Army Family Support Guidelines
            • U.S. Coast Guard Family Support Guidelines
            • U.S. Marine Corps Family Support Guidelines
            • U.S. Navy Family Support Guidelines
          • State Child Support Guidelines
        • Child Custody
          • Child Custody Overview
          • Child Custody Relocation Issues
          • International Child Custody Issues
        • Paternity
      • Divorce and Separation
        • Divorce & Separation Overview
        • Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA)
      • Family Care Plans
      • Garnishment
      • Guardianship
      • Involuntary Allotments
      • Locating Service Members
      • Modifications of Out-of-state Child Custody and Child Support Orders
      • Marriage
      • Name Change
      • Navy Dependent Support
      • Orders to Show Cause

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Forms

Legal Assistance Intake Questionnaire
Standardized Will Worksheet
Power of Attorney Worksheet

RLSO Northwest HQ

Mailing Address:
365 S. Barclay St.
Bldg. 433 Code 1308
Bremerton, WA 98314
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (360) 627-3400
DSN: 627-3400
Fax: 360-627-3412
Hours:
0730 – 1600,
Monday – Friday

Command Services Contact Information

RLSO NW Bremerton
365 S. Barclay Bldg 433, Code 1308
Bremerton, WA 98314-5260
(360) 627-3400
DSN: 627-3400
Fax: (360) 627-3412
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600
RLSO NW BROFF Everett
2000 West Marine Dr
Everett, WA 98207-1900
(425) 304-3361
DSN: 727-3361
Fax: (425) 304-4550
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600
RLSO NW BROFF Whidbey Island
3530 N. Langley Blvd
Oak Harbor, WA 98278-1300
(360) 257-2011
DSN: 820-2011
Fax: (360) 257-6751
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600

Legal Assistance Contact Information

Powers of Attorney and Notary services are available daily without appointment. To see an attorney for services other than Powers of Attorney or Notary please call the appropriate office for an appointment.

365 S. Barclay Bldg 433, Code 1308
Bremerton, WA 98314-5260
"Bremerton Legal Assistance has been temporarily moved to Bangor due to remodeling of Bldg 433"
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600
2000 West Marine Dr
Everett, WA 98207-1900
(425) 304-4551
DSN: 727-4551
Fax: (425) 304-4550
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600
3550 N. Langley Blvd
Oak Harbor, WA 98278-1300
(360) 257-2126/27
DSN: 820-2126/27
Fax: (360) 257-6714
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600
1001 Tautog Cir., Bldg. 1001
Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
Silverdale, WA 98315
(360) 396-6003
DSN: 744-6003
Fax: (360) 396-7088
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600

Courts Martial Prosecution Contact Information

365 S. Barclay Bldg 433, Code 1308
Bremerton, WA 98314-5260
(360) 627-3000
DSN: 627-3000
Fax: (360) 627-3012
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600

Branch Offices

Branch Office Bangor
Mailing Address:
1001 Tautog Cir., Bldg. 1001
Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
Silverdale, WA 98315
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (360) 396-6003
DSN: 744-6003
Fax: (360) 396-7088
 
Hours:
0730 – 1600
Monday – Friday
 
Branch Office Everett
Mailing Address:
2000 West Marine View Dr., Room 158
Naval Station Everett
Everett, WA 98207
Phone Numbers:
Staff Judge Advocate:
Comm: (425) 304-3361
DSN: 727-3361
Fax: (425) 304-4550
Hours:
0730 – 1600
Monday – Friday
Branch Office Whidbey Island
Mailing Address:
3550 N. Langley Blvd., Bldg. 243
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
Oak Harbor, WA 98278
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (360) 257-2126 / 27
DSN: 820-2126 / 27
Fax: (360) 257-6751
 
Staff Judge Advocate:
Comm: (360) 257-1398
DSN: 820-1398
Fax: (360) 257-6751
Hours:
0730 – 1600
Monday – Friday