Service Member's Request for Stay on Billing and Collection
Law Office of Christopher Dort
This template service is provided by the Law Office of Christopher Dort and is intended for self help use to Request a Stay of any California finance contract or bill, or other civil liability on the Basis of Active Military Service.
The request is for a stay of all billing and collection activity until the period of active duty ends plus 3 months as allowed by law. For example, this template could be used to request a stay of all credit card billing, interest charges and collection activity duty active duty service plus 3 months.
It is made on the basis of California's Military and Veterans Code section 401, which requires a stay when Active Military Service interferers with a Service Member's ability to pay or perform a contract. Use this template as is, or edit to your own needs.
The request can be made in writing by the service member or any representative for him/her who knows the service details. It is for use by service members with a permanent address in California, or with contracts with CA companies.
It is in WORD format. Other formats may be available by request. For questions on how to use this form, contact us at www.VeteransBenefitsRep.com
For more details on the request, see our article at: http://trafficcourtpros.com/blog/how-to-delay-any-traffic-ticket-case-fine-or-collection-action-while-on-active-military-duty/
And read sections 400-403 of the California Military and Veterans Code. Edit to suit your needs.
Free service by Veterans Benefits Attorney Christopher Dort.
*This template may not work in all situations, and cannot be guaranteed to work for you. It is a self help template only, not a custom legal document for your specific situation. To request a stay of a court case, use California Judicial Council Form # MIL-100. Do not assume you have been given a stay until you get written confirmation of such.