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Caregiver Funding Set to Expand to Pre-9/11 Veterans

By Shalloway & Shalloway |

Earlier this year, the US Congress approved the VA Mission Act which, among other things, will expand the Veterans Affairs benefits available for caregivers of disabled veterans. Read on to learn about these benefits which are or will be available to Florida’s Veterans, and contact a VA-accredited West Palm Beach attorney for help getting… Read More »

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Federal Lawmakers Expand Protections for Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit Recipients

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With increasing frequency, recipients of federal benefits have been targeted by scam artists seeking to bilk them out of their modest and much-needed benefits. Federal lawmakers have taken notice and have recently passed a measure that seeks to protect some of the most vulnerable benefit recipients from this malicious pattern. The bill now awaits… Read More »

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What Should I Know about the Process to Apply for V.A. Aid and Attendance Benefits?

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Accredited West Palm Beach veterans’ benefits attorneys Shalloway & Shalloway talk about what you should know about applying for VA aid & attendance.

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Vets & Widows Face New V.A. Regulations Creating New Qualifications, Penalties

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As proposed by the Veterans Administration, veterans applying for V. A. needs-based benefits may have to deal with new rules. The proposed new rules would establish an asset limit, a look-back period and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for V. A. needs-based benefits.  At this time, there is no prohibition on transferring assets… Read More »

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Is Your Aid and Attendance Attorney VA Accredited?

By Shalloway & Shalloway |

It’s not just a good idea; it’s the law. Title 38 of the United States Code, section 5901, states that, with limited exception, “no individual may act as an agent or attorney in the preparation, presentation, or prosecution of any claim under [veterans’ benefits laws] unless such individual has been recognized for such purposes… Read More »

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