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Veterans Benefits Law and Practice: An Overview

1h 1m

Created on November 13, 2018

Intermediate

$89

Overview

This program, presented by veteran and former Veterans Affairs (VA) attorney Tom Kniffen, will address the basic legal concepts that pertain to obtaining disability compensation benefits from VA. The primary focus will be VA disability compensation benefits, including a discussion of the basic requirements for service connection and statutory amounts of monthly benefits. Mr. Kniffen will also address VA healthcare benefits and pension benefits. He will conclude by explaining the basic requirements for attorneys who want to represent veterans at VA and before the CAVC.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the basic legal concepts that pertain to obtaining disability compensation benefits from Veterans Affairs
  2. Identify the necessary requirements for service connection and statutory amounts of monthly benefits
  3. Discuss the requirements for attorneys to represent veterans before Veterans Affairs and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

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