Insurance for Veterans and Family Members
Most Frequently Viewed Resources
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.
Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff " deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.
Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
List of common veteran benefits and the time limit in which to apply for them
Mediation is an informal, voluntary, non-binding process for conducting settlement negotiations between you and your insurance company.
TRICARE is the health care program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families around the world.
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.
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.
Alphabetical Listing of Resources
Education, employment, housing, counseling, and VA claims.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TRICARE For Life (TFL) is a program that provides health coverage to all military retirees, their spouses, survivors and other qualified dependents.
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.
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.