Hurricane Florence: How State Laws Protect Service Members

5 minute read | September.13.2018

As the southeastern United States braces for Hurricane Florence, the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have authorized their state National Guard for response efforts, and neighboring governors in Maryland and West Virginia have placed their National Guard members on notice. In light of Hurricane Florence’s arrival, we have highlighted the laws in these affected states that provide protections to members of the National Guard called to state military service. While assuring the safety of these communities and the service members providing assistance is of utmost concern, creditors can do their part by being aware of these laws and paying attention to which of their customers may be entitled to these protections.

Originally published in Law360; reprinted with permission.