Veterans' Education and Employment

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.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

The SCRA provides many powerful legal rights to active-duty servicemembers and their families that are not available to any other group.

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.

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.

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.

GI Bill, Understanding On-The-Job (OJT) Training and Apprenticeship.

Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff " deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.

REAP provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the president or Congress.

Take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.

SCRA is a program that provides certain protections from civil actions against servicemembers who are called to Active Duty. It restricts or limits actions against these personnel in the areas of financial management, such as rental agreements, security deposits, evictions, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgages, civil judicial proceedings, income tax payments, and more.

USERRA protects civilian job rights and benefits for veterans and members of Reserve components.

The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (the "Reservists Act") is the federal law that provides job and benefit protection for U.S. Military Reservists.

For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.

Veterans preference, special hiring authorities for veterans, how federal jobs are filled, and education / training resources.

There are several federal laws that provide important protections for veterans with disabilities who are looking for jobs or are already in the workplace.

The Veterans' Preference Advisor was developed by the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) to allow veterans to examine the preferences for which they might be entitled with regard to Federal jobs.

This website is dedicated to providing information about veteran benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service to veterans, employers, and the general public