Authored by the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The Board of Veterans’ Appeals provides a handbook on the appeals process with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals to review a decision on a claim. Read More.
Authored by Veterans for America. This survival guide provides legal information for servicemembers, veterans and their families. Read More.
Under federal law, a person who is mentally unfit to manage personal finances is also unfit to own or purchase firearms. Read More.
The VA Regional Office [VARO] decides your claim initially. But if you disagree with their decision, you can ask for it to be reviewed within the VA, and then by the courts. Read More.
If you are not satisfied with any part of the Board decision, you can appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (the “Veterans Court”). Read More.
The reason for your discharge and the “character” of that discharge is very important in deciding if you (and/or your dependents) are eligible for military and veteran benefits as a result of military service. The reason for your discharge is listed on the DD-214 Certificate of Release which is issued at the completion of military service. If you believe that the conditions of discharge on your DD-214 are incorrect or unfair, you can ask for the decision to be reviewed by the appropriate Discharge Review Board for your branch of service. Read More.