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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Citizenship for Military Personnel & Family Members

    If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for citizenship under special provisions provided for in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Learn how from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 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
  • Correcting Military Service Records

    Information on the process to correct military records that contain inaccurate information. Content Detail

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    National Archives
  • Department of Veterans Affairs

    Website of The Department of Veterans Affairs. 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
  • Headstones, Markers and Medallions

    Information from the Department of Veterans' Affairs National Cemetary Administration's web site about who is eligible for Headstones, Markers and Medallions based on military service. 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
  • 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
  • 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.