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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Education Benefits for Veterans and Military personnel in Pennsylvania.

  • Stateside Legal

    Stateside Legal is a national resource for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. It goal is to help you access benefits, find free legal help, and better understand your legal issues. This site indexes the best legal information available in one easy-to-use website that includes interactive forms, videos, and legal analysis. Content Detail

  • Veterans Legal Help Navigator

    This online tool from Stateside Legal helps veterans' caseworkers and advocates across the country find the right fit legal help for veterans. The Navigator will ask a series of questions about the veteran's income, household size, location and legal issue. Using this information, it will provide the right fit legal help for the veteran. The Navigator will also suggest resources to learn about the veteran’s legal issue and self-help materials for the veteran. Content Detail

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    Stateside Legal
  • Education and Training

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs about education benefit programs administered by the Education Service including programs under the GI Bill. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Education Programs

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on education programs available under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill and other VA education and training programs. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Transition Assistance Programs for Military Personnel

    Information from Military OneSource for military personnel who will be leaving the military and will be transitioning to a return to civilian life. Content Detail

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    Military OneSource
  • Transition Guide for Education and Civilian Employment

    Informational brochure offering information to military personnel transitioning to college, a job training program, or a civilian career. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs about career consulting available to veterans. VA's Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Servicemembers, Veterans and dependents to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans ON-line APPlication Website (VONAPP)

    The VONAPP (Veterans On Line Applications) website was an official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website which allowed veterans to apply for certain benefits through the Internet. This has been retired but this webpage offers information on pending claims and how to currently file applications for benefits. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Pension Poaching - Know the Signs

    Informational brochure outlining how to identify dishonest financial planners and advisors who target veterans and their families, offering assistance with filing paperwork or claiming they can help veterans qualify for supplemental benefits. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Filing Your Appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Video)

    This video from the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program describes the process for filing an appeal from the denial of a VA claim from the Board of Veterans Appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Read More

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    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
  • The Board of Veterans Appeals

    The Board of Veterans' Appeals (also known as "BVA" or "the Board") is a part of the VA, located in Washington, D.C. Members of the Board review benefit claims determinations made by local VA offices and issue decision on appeals. This is a gateway to information about the Board of Veterans' Appeals and the appeals process. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Your Case at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Video)

    After you have filed your appeal at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, you can still follow your case. This video from the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program describes the appeal process and how to keep track of your appeal. Read More

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    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
  • Your Rights To Appeal Our Decision

    Fact sheet from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs explaining the appeal process for Veterans Benefits. (VA Form 4107VHA) [PDF] Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • How to Appeal Your Claim & FAQs: Your Appeal To The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

    The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program provides free attorneys to veterans and their qualifying family members who have an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court). If an appellant has filed an appeal with the Court and has been unable to obtain his or her own attorney he or she can request assistance from the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program. Content Detail

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    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
  • Organizations Offering Assistance to Veterans

    Essential List of Organizations Helping Military Families in Need--This is a compilation of organizations from Veterans United for Truth that provide help with disability claims, discharge disputes, VA guidance and legal conflicts. Some provide job training, continued education and connections to employers. Others offer medical care, psychological treatment, crisis counseling and emotional healing. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Veterans United for Truth