A legal representative of a servicemember for purposes of this chapter is either of the following:
(1) An attorney acting on the behalf of a servicemember.
(2) An individual possessing a power of attorney.
Whenever the term "servicemember" is used in this chapter, such term shall be treated as including a reference to a legal representative of the servicemember.
Section was formerly classified to section 519 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.