Illinois National Guard

Illinois Army and Air National Guard
Department of Military Affairs
Judge Advocate General
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd.,
Springfield, IL 62702
COMM: 217-761-3366
DSN: 555-3510
Fax: 217-761-3930

ILNG Staff Judge Advocate


Legal Resources

This web site is primarily intended to be a resource for Illinois Army and Air National Guard personnel, as well as their families. The material is for general information only and should not be considered as legal authority. For specific legal advice, you should contact an attorney.

Legal Assistance for Soldiers and Airman

Illinois National Guard judge advocates provide legal assistance to military personnel, retirees and their qualified dependents in accordance with applicable Army and Air Force legal assistance regulations. Legal assistance available to traditional (part-time, M-Day Soldiers) National Guard Soldiers/Airmen primarily consists of:

  • Pre-mobilization legal planning
  • Preparation of simple wills and powers of attorney
  • Briefing and counseling on the Soldiers and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940
  • Reemployment Rights

Traditional Guard Soldiers/Airmen seeking legal assistance services should contact their command's legal office. Legal Assistance is by appointment only. For information on making an appointment, contact the Illinois Department of Military Affairs, Judge Advocate General's office by phone at 217-761-3510, DSN: 555-3510, or e-mail.

Illinois National Guard judge advocates cannot represent service members in criminal or civil courts.

New IL Code of Military Justice (ICMJ)

NJP Emergency Rules
NGIL Form 60-R, Record of NonJudicial Punishment Proceedings
NGIL Form 61-R, Record of Supplementary NJP Action
NGIL Form 62-R, Record of Vacation of Suspended NJP
NGIL Form 63-R, Request to superior to Exercise NJP
Commander's Guide for Conduct of NJP