Veterans Benefits

Our experienced Veterans pension lawyer at the Dobson Law Group is committed to providing Veterans compensation benefits and Veterans pension benefits assistance to Veterans and their families who have sacrificed and served this great nation. Veteran Affairs provides tax-free monetary supplemental income Veterans Pension benefits to veterans, survivors, aid and attendance and housebound veterans payable to low-income wartime veterans.  However, the Veterans Pension rules and regulations provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for eligibility and applying for Veterans Pension benefits can be confusing and complex.

We assist Veterans and their families navigate the complexities of the VA Veterans Pension benefits rules and regulations while protecting your interests and advocating for your rights.

About Veterans Pension Benefit & Types of Veterans Pension

The United States Department of Affairs provides supplemental income for wartime veterans through their VA Pension benefits.  The program is designed to aid and assist Veterans and their families with financial challenges by providing a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime veterans.  Our Veterans’ Pension lawyer at the Dobson Law Group provides Veterans assistance with the following types of Veterans Pension Benefits:

Types of Veterans Pension Benefits

  • Veterans’ Pension benefits: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans;
  • Veterans’ survivor benefits: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.
  • Aid and attendance A&A: Veterans and survivors who are eligible for Pension benefits and are housebound may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts;
  • Housebound: Veterans and survivors who are eligible for Pension benefits and require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts.

Veterans Pension Benefits & Eligible Wartime Periods

Under current law, VA recognizes the following wartime periods to determine eligibility for VA Pension benefits:

  • World War I (April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918)
  • World War II (December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946)
  • Korean conflict (June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955)
  • Vietnam era (February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975, for Veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam during that period; otherwise August 5, 1964 – May 7, 1975)
  • Gulf War (August 2, 1990 – through a future date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation)

 

Veterans Disability Compensation benefits

Veterans Affairs disability compensation provides monthly benefits to Veterans in recognition of the effects of disabilities, diseases, or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service.  However, the rules and regulations provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for eligibility can be confusing and complex.

The experienced Veterans disability compensation lawyer at the Dobson Law Group assists Veterans and their families navigate the complexities of the VA benefits rules and regulations while protecting your interests and advocating for your rights.  If you need help with a veteran’s benefits claim or an appeal of a denied claim, we can help.

In addition to providing tax free monthly monetary benefits to Veterans in recognition of the effects of disabilities, diseases, or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service, the VA disability compensation benefits program also provides monthly payments to surviving spouses, dependent children, and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by a Veteran’s death during military service or, after discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability.  Our Veterans compensation benefit lawyer aids with the following types of Veterans disability compensation benefits:

Types of Veterans Compensation Benefits

  • Disability Compensation
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
  • Special monthly compensation (SMC)
  • Claims based on Special Circumstances

Basic Requirements for Veterans Compensation Benefits

Service-connected disability compensation is a tax-free benefit paid to Veterans for a disability (or disabilities) that either:

  • Arose during service;
  • Was worsened or aggravated by service;
  • Is presumed by VA to be related to military service

To receive disability compensation, you must have been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions.

You may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a:

  • Uniformed Service member
  • Veteran
  • Spouse, child, or parent of a deceased or disabled Service member or Veteran

We can help!  Contact Veterans Pension Lawyer in Greenville, South Carolina.

If you or a loved one has questions about Veterans Pension Benefits, we encourage you to contact an experienced Veterans Pension Benefits attorney to discuss your specific situation with the Dobson Law Group today at (864)271-8171 or online to schedule an appointment. The Veterans Benefits attorneys at the Dobson Law Group can help, don’t wait and act now.

The Dobson Law Group provides legal services to clients in Greenville County and throughout South Carolina including Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenwood, Laurens, Lexington, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, and Union County. We are licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia.