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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
You must have a final decision from the Board of Veterans' Appeals before appealing to this Court. (The VA Regional Office is not the Board of Veterans' Appeals.)
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
A searchable database of past appeal cases before the Board of Veteran's Appeals (BVA).
Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
Legal Clinics by Legal Services of Northern California for Butte County Survivors
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Official site for the Board of Veterans' Appeals (also known as "BVA" or "the Board").
You can use the interactive interview below to create a FEMA Appeal letter and File Request letter that you can save to your computer and print out. You will be asked a series of questions, and then your answers are used to tailor your documents. This is a free and secure service provided by LawHelp Interactive.