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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

  • Benefits.gov

    Benefits.gov is a free, online confidential tool that helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

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    Benefits.gov, a partnership of many Federal agencies and organizations
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    Spanish / Español
  • Compensation

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on Compensation benefits, which are paid for disabilities that are service-connected, which means the injury or disease resulted in a disability linked to military service. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 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
  • Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

    Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This booklet from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs contains a summary of these benefits. Read More

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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
  • Handouts and Forms

    Listing of handouts and forms from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs concerning education benefits under the GI Bill and other education and training benefits. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Helpful Information from Stateside Legal

    Stateside Legal is a national resource for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. This link takes you to a page where you can locate information by general legal topics. Content Detail

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    Stateside Legal
  • 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
  • Legal Briefs: Veterans Benefits

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the November 11, 2008 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA-TV's Pittsburgh Today Live program featuring some common questions and helpful tips about the benefits available to veterans and their families. Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Veterans Pro Bono Program (Video)

    The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program provides free legal assistance to veterans and their loved ones who wish to or have filed an appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. This video explains the services they offer and how to qualify for service. Read More

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    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
  • 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