Survivor benefits

Stateside Legal: Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors

Current VA handbook with the official summary of benefits available to veterans and their dependents. Read More.

Stateside Legal: VA Pension Benefits for veterans and for surviving family members

VA Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans who have limited or no income, and who are age 65 or older, or, if under 65, who are permanently and totally disabled.  Veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefit. Read More.

Stateside Legal: Federal Jobs for Spouses of Certain Disabled or Deceased Veterans

As the spouse of a veteran, you may benefit from federal job-hiring preferences. These rules recognize the hardships you have endured as the result of service. They give veterans and qualifying spouses an edge when it comes to getting a federal job – and keeping that job in the face of job cuts. Read More.