50a U.S. Code Rule - Legal representatives

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(a) Representative
A legal representative of a servicemember for purposes of this Act [sections 501 to 515 and 516 to 597b of this Appendix] is either of the following:
(1) An attorney acting on the behalf of a servicemember.
(2) An individual possessing a power of attorney.
(b) Application
Whenever the term “servicemember” is used in this Act [sections 501 to 515 and 516 to 597b of this Appendix], such term shall be treated as including a reference to a legal representative of the servicemember.

Source

(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title I, § 109, as added Pub. L. 108–189, § 1,Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2840.)

 

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