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  • 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
  • Interactive Forms from Stateside Legal

    Stateside Legal, a website providing legal help for military members, veterans and their families, has partnered with several organizations to bring free interactive legal forms to individuals with military connections. The interactive forms are available free of charge to all persons. The system is easy to use and provides several sample forms and letters in a number of legal areas. Content Detail

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    Stateside Legal
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)

    ESGR, a Department of Defense agency, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment.The program provides information, counseling, and informal mediation of issues relating to compliance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Content Detail

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    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
  • e-VETS Resource Advisor

    The e-VETS Resource Advisor assists Veterans, Service Members and all those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources on a range of topics, including Benefits and Compensation; Education and Training; Employment; Family and Caregiver Support; Health; Homeless Assistance; Housing; Transportation and Travel; Other Services and Resources; and State-Specific Information and Resources. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Job Rights for Veterans and Reserve Component Members (VETS USERRA Fact Sheet 3)

    Information on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), which provides assistance to all persons having claims under USERRA. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)

    Information on the Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program which assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. Services are available to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans Employment Website - FedsHireVets.gov

    This Veterans Employment Website from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is a source for Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning service members, their families, Federal HR professionals and hiring managers, and is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of Veterans. Content Detail

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    U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Veterans' Preference Advisor

    The Veterans' Preference Advisor from the United States Department of Labor was developed by the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) to allow veterans to examine the preferences for which they might be entitled with regard to Federal jobs. In addition, VETS allows Veterans' Preference claimants to submit a claim electronically. VETS staff members are available to provide technical assistance prior to filing an official claim. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Transition Assistance Program

    Information on the Transition Assistance Program from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) provides information, resources, and tools to service members and their loved ones to help prepare for the move from military to civilian life. Service members begin TAP one year prior to separation, or two years prior to retiring. Read More

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Transition Assistance Programs and Resources

    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
  • Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Guide for Veterans

    This guide from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is intended to answer questions you may have about your rights as an injured veteran, now that you have left the service and are returning to a civilian job or seeking a new job. It also explains the kinds of adjustments (called reasonable accommodations) that may help you be successful in the workplace. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • VA Welcome Kit

    Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years now, this VA Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Veteran Employment Resources

    Information and tools from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to help Veterans get prepared for the transition to a civilian career. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Child Support and Alimony - How to Start Child Support or Alimony Payments

    Federal law authorizes the pay of active, reserve, and retired members of the military and the pay of civilian employees of the Federal government to be garnished (or attached) for the payment of child and/or spousal support. This provides information about the process and location for getting a garnishment or wage attachment against any member of the military or any civilian employee of the Department of Defense (DOD). Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Service