Other Veterans' Benefits
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Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax free monetary benefit paid to eligible survivors of military Servicemembers who died in the line of duty or eligible survivors of Veterans whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease.
The e-VETS Resource Advisor assists Veterans, Service Members and all those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources on a range of topics, including: benefits and compensation, education and training, employment, family and caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation and travel, other services and resources, state-specific information and resources.
Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.
Take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.
You can request a free interpreter to be with you in court.
A court interpreter verbally translates (called “interpreting”) everything the judge and others say from spoken English into your primary language, and everything you say back into spoken English.
This resource has the answers to commonly asked questions about court interpreters, including how to ask for one.
Alphabetical Listing of Resources
VA provides beneficiaries reimbursement for travel, when medically justified by a VA health care provider.
Despite the circumstances, some justice-involved Veterans may be eligible for VA benefits: disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and burial.
Education, employment, housing, counseling, and VA claims.
Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensatation and various benefits, employment resources, and the National Resource Directory.
VA's Fiduciary Program was established to protect Veterans and other beneficiaries who, due to injury, disease, or due to age, are unable to manage their financial affairs.
Former Prisoners of War Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans.
Military sexual trauma (MST) is sexual harassment that is threatening or physical assault of a sexual nature.
Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff " deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.
Generally, there is no reduction of Social Security benefits because of your military retirement benefits. You'll get your full Social Security benefit based on your earnings.
For help with treatment and health care related to experiences of MST, please contact your local VA Medical Center and ask to speak to the MST Coordinator.
My HealtheVet is VA"s online personal health record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers.
SCRA is a program that provides certain protections from civil actions against servicemembers who are called to Active Duty. It restricts or limits actions against these personnel in the areas of financial management, such as rental agreements, security deposits, evictions, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgages, civil judicial proceedings, income tax payments, and more.
Certain groups of citizens can register and vote absentee in elections for Federal offices.
Benefits counseling and assistance with filing initial claims for VA benefits.
For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.
List of common veteran benefits and the time limit in which to apply for them
Reduce the cost of assisted living for eligible veterans and surviving spouses.