A veterans’ benefits attorney at Deason Garner & Hansen Law Firm can provide experienced assistance in navigating governmental paperwork to ensure you receive the benefits you have earned by serving your country. Our attorneys appreciate the freedoms your service has provided. We do our part to ensure your right to benefits is protected following your service. Whether you are a disabled veteran or are in need of basic benefits, we are here to help.
An estate planning attorney can help you secure the benefits to which you are entitled so that you can lead a comfortable life after military service.
Benefits Provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides various benefits to eligible veterans and their families through the Veterans Benefits Administration. Benefits offered include:
- Medical care, including care for disabled veterans
- Pensions for veterans and survivors to help ease financial burdens
- Education and training compensation for veterans wanting to attend college or a vocational school
- Burial assistance benefits extended to veterans, spouses, and dependents desiring burial in a national cemetery
Eligibility for VA Benefits
To qualify for VA benefits and pensions, a veteran must:
- Have served a minimum of 90 days in active military
- Have served at least one day during a period of war identified by the VA
- Have been discharged under conditions other than dishonorable
- Be 65 years of age or older
- Or be permanently and totally disabled
Types of Pensions
There are different types of pensions for which a veteran can qualify, including:
- Low income or basic pension
- Housebound benefits
- Aid and attendance
- VA disability compensation
These pensions are paid in addition to the standard monthly pensions veterans may receive. These pensions can help offset the costs of living or medical care.
How Our Veterans’ Benefits Attorneys Can Help
The attorneys have a thorough understanding of the many benefits the VA provides. Our attorneys also understand the many requirements a veteran must meet to receive full benefits. We can help you gather the right documentation and paperwork needed for the various benefits applications. We can also review any potential interference with Medicaid and other such programs. When needed, our attorneys can revise your estate plan or create a new one to ensure you receive all the benefits you are due. Call us at (928) 783-4575 today.
The application processes for VA benefits are complex and often confusing. Our attorneys are happy to help you navigate these complexities. We can offer tools and strategies to help you maximize your benefits. This can ensure you have the compensation you need to lead a full and comfortable life after your military service.
Get the Most Out of Your VA Benefits
We appreciate each and every veterans service to our country. To help show our appreciation, we do our part to help veterans apply for and obtain the benefits they have earned through their service. If you are a veteran and would like help understanding the various benefits available to you in Yuma, Arizona, contact us today to schedule a consultation with Shawn D. Garner or Adam D. Hansen.
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