In Pennsylvania, there are over 845,000 veterans, with over half age 65 or older. As an advocate for those who so nobly served our country, it’s important that you understand veterans law – from the basics and beyond, including recent changes and developments in the law. You play an essential role in removing barriers to the benefits to which your client is entitled. This second program in the Veterans Advocacy in Pennsylvania series walks you through the basics to help you most effectively help your clients and meet the requirements to become an accredited VA representative. This book includes guidance on veterans benefits and pension benefits, the VA claims process, appeals to the Board of Veterans Appeals and to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and attorney fees.
Summary of Contents
- Introduction and Pension – VA Claim Process
- VA Claims Process & Basic Principles of Veterans Law
- Appeals to the Board of Veterans Appeals
- Appeals to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
- Attorney’s Fees