Not too long ago, I wrote a blog post about a mortgage foreclosure reported on NPR | All things Considered about a foreclosure on the home of Capt. Mike Clauer who was then serving in Iraq as company commander of an Army National Guard unit assigned to escort convoys. His home was put in foreclosure because of unpaid homeowner association dues.
Mark Sullivan, who literally wrote the book, The Military Divorce Handbook: A Practical Guide to Representing Military Personnel and Their Families, Second EditionThe Military Divorce Handbook: A Practical Guide to Representing Military Personnel and Their Families, Second Edition, offers this advice to servicemembers and their families about how SCRA--the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act--provides protection for those who are serving our country and are faced with mortgage foreclosures: Mark Sullivan says:
More detailed info is at www.jagcnet.army.mil--the Army JAG School’s guide to the SCRA.
Also visit the Army JAG Corps “public page” for info on SCRA – www.jagcnet.army.mil/legal
Long story short: "The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act covers all foreclosures, regardless of who or what the creditor is, and irrespective of whether the proceedings are summary in nature or extended thru long litigation." Mark Sullivan