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  • Legal Assistance for Military Personnel Available in Pennsylvania

    Summary of programs providing legal assistance to military personnel, veterans and their families in Pennsylvania from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Are You a Veteran Needing Help With a Legal Question? - ABA Free Legal Answers

    Information from the American Bar Association Military and Veterans Legal Center about Federal ABA Free Legal Answers, a website where you can submit your questions about civil legal issues pertaining to veterans, including VA benefits, discharge upgrades, and similar veterans’ legal issues, and receive answers from pro bono lawyers. Read More

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    American Bar Association
  • Department of Veterans Affairs

    Website of The Department of Veterans Affairs. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • New to VA - Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs

    Introduction to the wide range of benefits available through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs including, Disability, Education and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Home Loan Guaranty, Dependent and Survivor Benefits, Medical Treatment, Life Insurance and Burial Benefits. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

    Website of the PA Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans Benefits Administration

    Information on benefits and services administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration for veterans, their dependents and survivors, including, but not limited to: Compensation; Education & Training; Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment; Home Loans; Life Insurance; Pension; Transition, Employment, and Economic Impact. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 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
  • Veterans Benefits Applications

    Online applications for various veterans benefits were previously available through the VONAPP (Veterans On Line Applications) website. That website has been retired and is no longer available, but links to online applications are still available here. Read More

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 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 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
  • Benefit Fact Sheets

    This is a listing of Veterans Benefits Administration Fact Sheets from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on numerous issues which are of interest to veterans, servicepersons (including Reserve and National Guard members), and their dependents and survivors. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Burial Benefits

    Information from the Department of Veterans' Affairs National Cemetary Administration's web site about who is eligible for burial in a VA National Cemetery. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disability Compensation

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on Disability Compensation, which is a tax free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Compensation may also be paid for post-service disabilities that are considered related or secondary to disabilities occurring in service and for disabilities presumed to be related to circumstances of military service, even though they may arise after service. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs