Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW)


To provide the highest quality legal service and support to Navy commanders, commands, and individual Sailors and their families within its geographic area.

Area of Responsibility

Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, and Wisconsin.

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 visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for more information on our services. If you would like an appointment, please fill out the Client Intake Package and email it to us at If you would like a will or power of attorney, please also download and complete the appropriate forms below and send them to us with your client package.

Special Power of Attorney

* Powers of attorney can be drafted through the above link and brought to our office for notarization.

Legal Assistance Topics (Preventive Law Series)

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.

Legal Assistance Preventive Law Series