MCO P5800.16A CH3. MARINE CORPS MANUAL FOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION

Date Signed: 6/01/2008
ALMARS Active Number: 020/03

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SUBJ/MCO P5800.16A CH3. MARINE CORPS MANUAL FOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION
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POC/MAJ J CHRISTIANSEN/DEP BRANCH HEAD/JAL HQMC /-/TEL:DSN 614-8661/-
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GENTEXT/REMARKS/RMKS/1.  CHANGE 3 TO MCO P5800.16A WHICH DIRECTS
CHANGES THAT REPLACE CHAPTERS 14 AND 15 WAS SIGNED AND BECAME
EFFECTIVE ON 18 MARCH 2003.  WHILE PRINTING IS BEING COMPLETED,
CHANGE 3 IS AVAILABLE AT THE JA WEB SITE AT
HTTP:SJA.HQMC.USMC.MIL/PUBS/P5800INDEX.HTML.  SIGNIFICANT CHANGES
ARE:
A.  CHAPTER 14 HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MODIFY DETAILED POLICY GUIDANCE
ON PERMISSIBLE LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES.  UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS
HAVE BEEN DELETED.  THE REQUIREMENT FOR PERIODIC REPORTING HAS BEEN
CLARIFIED AND A SAMPLE QUARTERLY REPORT HAS BEEN ADDED.  A GUIDE TO
NATURALIZATION APPLICATIONS BASED UPON QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE
HAS BEEN ADDED.
B.  CHAPTER 15 HAS BEEN MODIFIED TO REFLECT NEW SUPPORT STANDARDS
REQUIRED FOR MARINES WITH FAMILY MEMBERS.  IT ADDS A SUPPORT
CALCULATION WORKSHEET TO AID THE COMMANDER IN DETERMINING THE
APPROPRIATE AMOUNT TO ORDER A MARINE TO PAY AS WELL AS A SAMPLE
ORDER OF SUPPORT.  LANGUAGE HAS BEEN ADDED TO ALLOW THE COMMANDER TO
MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF A PREVIOUS ORDER AND TO CLARIFY WHEN A
COMMANDER MAY WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE SUPPORT.//