The short answer is no. While the Veteran is living the claim is technically his and based on his health. However there is a very narrow sort of exception that can help a lot of families. If the Veteran is over 65 he is considered “disabled” by definition and he might qualify for the base pension...Read more
Yearly Archives: 2015
My Mom’s power of attorney was prepared some years ago in another state. When I took a copy to her local bank it was refused. Among other things I was told it was outdated. Does Mom need to have a new one prepared?It is always a good practice to have out-of-state legal documents reviewed when you establish a new domicile and it is not unusual for there to be problems with a...
I have a health care power of attorney for my mother, but don’t clearly understand what events other than being near death would trigger my authority to act. Mom is...
Q. I heard there are changes to the eligibility for VA pensions and other veterans’ needs based programs. What are the changes and when do they take effect? A. The...
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