The law is a complex and confusing subject and many of us shy away from anything overly complicated to do with it. Yet, in the UK and overseas, whatever your status, you are subject to all the provisions of the law. So if you don’t don't know where to go, or who to speak to read on.
Financial and Legal
In a society where rising debt is an increasing concern, it is important that everybody understands both their finances and what financial advice is available to help them. These pages are intended to give basic guidance to all Royal Navy members and their families on where financial information and advice can be obtained.
Legal Advice Clinics
There are many sources of advice you can access: Service Legal Aid Officers, Forces Law, civilian Legal Aid, the Citizens Advice Bureau or you can simply dip into your local Yellow Pages. If you know where to go, some legal advice can be free!
What do I need to do to get married or to arrange a civil partnership? Although there is no requirement to request permission to get married from your Commanding Officer there are things you do still need to do as a Serving person. What are the legal requirements and formalities you need to complete and where can you get the best, most accurate information?
Making a Will
Should you have a Will? The short answer is YES. Anyone can make a Will. You don't have to make a Will, but experts do advise us to do so. By making a Will you will be able to set out who is to benefit from your property and possessions following your death.
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