Other Veterans' Benefits
Many local laws and courts have been affected by COVID-19. Please use the search for legal help tool to find a legal aid organization or self help center near you for accurate information and more support.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in 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.
Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
List of common veteran benefits and the time limit in which to apply for them
Education, employment, housing, counseling, and VA claims.
My HealtheVet is VA"s online personal health record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers.
Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensatation and various benefits, employment resources, and the National Resource Directory.
Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff " deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.
Take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.
VA provides beneficiaries reimbursement for travel, when medically justified by a VA health care provider.
Reduce the cost of assisted living for eligible veterans and surviving spouses.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
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.
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.
Despite the circumstances, some justice-involved Veterans may be eligible for VA benefits: disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and burial.
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax free monetary benefit paid to eligible survivors of military Servicemembers who died in the line of duty or eligible survivors of Veterans whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease.
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.
Former Prisoners of War Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans.
Generally, there is no reduction of Social Security benefits because of your military retirement benefits. You'll get your full Social Security benefit based on your earnings.
For help with treatment and health care related to experiences of MST, please contact your local VA Medical Center and ask to speak to the MST Coordinator.
Certain groups of citizens can register and vote absentee in elections for Federal offices.
Benefits counseling and assistance with filing initial claims for VA benefits.
For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.