Veterans with Disabilities

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Ask questions and get answers, in real time, right here on the Internet, from live law librarians throughout California.

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.

Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.

Including veterans who have a compensation rating of 1% permanent & total.

There are eight distinct steps that most claims for disability compensation follow.

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.

You can apply for S-DVI if you meet the following 4 criteria: [1] you were released from active duty under other than dishonorable conditions on or after April 25, 1951; [2] You were rated for a service-connected disability (even if only %); [3] You are in good health except for any service-connected conditions; [4] You apply within 2 years from the date VA grants your new service-connected disability.

For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.

Reduce the cost of assisted living for eligible veterans and surviving spouses.

Browse through the statewide disability rights advocacy organization's publications, which cover many areas of the law.

Nondiscrimination and Respect; Health Information and Privacy; Partnering in Care; Concerns or Complaints.

Benefits counseling and assistance with filing initial claims for VA benefits.

List of common veteran benefits and the time limit in which to apply for them

Servicemembers and Veterans may be eligible for a one-time payment toward the purchase of an automobile, other conveyance, or adaptive equipment if you have certain service-connected disabilities.

Disability Compensation is a tax free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service.

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.

Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensatation and various benefits, employment resources, and the National Resource Directory.