Money & Debt

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Don't Leave Money on the Table

Find out about financial support programs you may qualify to receive.
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Student Loan Discharge or Forgiveness and Military Service

Student loans can be quite a burden on any borrower. Discharge of that student loan debt can be very difficult. However, there are options.
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Legal Needs Check-up Tool - Interactive Interview

Try our checklist to find legal information and where to get help with your legal issue.
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Conversation with Veteran Advocate Jim Strickland on Legal Talk Network

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Military Acronym User-Guide

Military jargon involves numerous acronyms. In order to assist you, we have provided this acronym guide for your easy reference. The acronyms selected are those we found to be the most common when addressing legal issues for servicemembers, veterans and their families.

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Can I Sue the United States if I am Injured while on Active-Duty?

The law about suing the United States government is complicated. It is even more complicated for people in the United States military. Here is a basic explanation about why active-duty service members CANNOT sue the United States Government if they are injured.
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Federal Jobs for Spouses of Certain Disabled or Deceased Veterans

A new rule that gives veterans and qualifying spouses an edge when it comes to getting a federal job - and keeping that job in the face of job cuts.
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Where do I get legal advice on what disablity program to apply for?

If you think you may be eligible for more than one benefit, we encourage you to begin with a private lawyer who has a military or federal administrative law background and who is familiar with the DoD benefit system.  Unless you qualify for pro bono (free) legal help, you will need to pay for this advice.

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Supplemental Programs

These VA programs are helpful but may not cover all of your school expenses. So you may need to look for other programs that can help you to make up the difference.
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Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation is a program for veterans with service-connected disabilities. The intent of the program is to help you become employed.