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Veterans benefits (generally)

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Can the VA stop my benefits because I have an arrest warrant or violated probation/parole?

According to the Veterans Administration (VA), you are a fugitive felon if you are fleeing to avoid prosecution, jail time, or prison after conviction for a felony or an attempted felony OR you are on probation and parole for a felony AND you are violating your probation/parole. In these cases, the VA may stop your benefits. Read about your options if this happens to you. #7704EN

Compensation and Pension Examinations

The VA calls it a “Compensation and Pension Examination.” But you can think of it as a doctor’s appointment—because that’s all it is. Find out more.

Eligibility for Veterans Pension

The Veterans Pension program provides monthly payments to wartime Veterans who meet certain age or disability requirements, and who have income and net worth within certain limits. Find out if you’re eligible for this benefit.

Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide

A guide for veterans, military personnel, and their families about the legal rights and protections that may be available to veterans because of their service.

Military Sexual Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

VA Extends Financial, Benefits and Claims Relief to Veterans During COVID-19

Learn what the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is doing to provide Veterans financial, benefits, and claims help as part of its COVID-19 response.

Veterans' Assistance Fund

Under Washington law, each county must establish a fund for veterans in need, their families, and the families of deceased veterans. The law is at Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 73.08.010. Some people call it the “Veterans Assistance Fund” or “Veterans Relief.” Publication #7700EN

How to Appeal Your Veterans Benefits Denial to the Court

This classroom is here to help you through your appeal of the Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA) decision denying your claim for VA benefits. We hope that this will help you feel more confident about dealing with the legal system.

The Appeals Process Glossary

This glossary contains many of the terms commonly used in the appeal process and provides a general definition for each.

VA decision reviews and appeals

If you disagree with a VA decision, you can choose one of the following review options to continue your case. If you aren't satisfied with that review, you can try another option.

Military Sexual Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

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