Insurance for Veterans and Family Members
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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.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
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.
TRICARE For Life (TFL) is a program that provides health coverage to all military retirees, their spouses, survivors and other qualified dependents.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
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.
FSGLI is a program that provides term life insurance coverage to the spouses and dependent children of Servicemembers insured under SGLI. The Servicemember pays the premium for spousal coverage.
For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.
Veterans" Group Life Insurance (VGLI) is a program that allows you to continue life insurance coverage after you separate from service.
Alphabetical Listing of Resources
Good faith; prompt, honest, and timely communications; fair claims; cooperative investigation; additional living expenses; adjusting and paying your dwelling claim; contractors; fair depreciation; examination under oath; and complaints.
Mediation is an informal, voluntary, non-binding process for conducting settlement negotiations between you and your insurance company.
Education, employment, housing, counseling, and VA claims.
Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensatation and various benefits, employment resources, and the National Resource Directory.
TRICARE is the health care program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families around the world.
Take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.
You can apply for S-DVI if you meet the following 4 criteria:  you were released from active duty under other than dishonorable conditions on or after April 25, 1951;  You were rated for a service-connected disability (even if only %);  You are in good health except for any service-connected conditions;  You apply within 2 years from the date VA grants your new service-connected disability.
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is low-cost term insurance for members of the uniformed services.
Communicating with your insurance company is an incredibly important part of the claims process. The insurance company may try to handle your claim by telephone, with no records.
List of common veteran benefits and the time limit in which to apply for them
Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI) is mortgage protection insurance that can help families of severely disabled Servicemembers or Veterans pay off the home mortgage in the event of their death.