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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

  • 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
  • A Handbook for Military Families - Helping You with Child Support

    This handbook from the Office of Child Support Enforcement provides information a military family might need regarding paternity establishment, child support, access/visitation, and child custody. [PDF] Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • 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
  • 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
  • Child Support and Alimony - Questions and Answers

    Questions and answers about the collection of child support and alimony from military personnel from the Defense Finance and Accounting Services. Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Services
  • 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
  • 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
  • Garnishment: Military

    List of resources and sources of information regarding garnishment of military wages from the U.S. Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Content Detail

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    U.S. Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • 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
  • I am a Dependent or Survivor: Survivor Benefits

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs about Survivor Benefits available to surviving spouses and dependents of military personnel who died while in active military service and to the survivors of veterans who died after active service. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 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
  • Life Insurance

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on insurance programs that were developed to provide insurance benefits for veterans and service members who may not be able to get insurance from private companies because of the extra risks involved in military service, or a service connected disability. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Military Child Care Programs

    Resources from Child Care Aware of America to help those who serve in the military find and afford child care that suits their unique needs. Content Detail

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    Child Care Aware of America
  • Military Retired and Annuitant Pay Information

    Information from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service about retirement and annuitant pay. Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Service