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VA Accredited Attorney

A VA Accredited Attorney is a valuable resource for Veterans and their families. VA-accredited attorneys are individuals recognized by VA as legally authorized and capable of assisting applicants in pursuit of benefits. Additionally, the attorneys we refer to specialize in estate planning, which includes wills, trusts, power of attorney, and other planning to ensure your family stays in control and estate settlement is as simple as possible.

What can VA Accredited Attorneys help with?

  • Estate planning
    • Benefits of Wills
      • Legal document that explains how your estate (assets, property, etc.) will be
        distributed.
      • Distribute assets to heirs efficiently without the cost, delay and publicity of
        probate court.
      • Minimize estate taxes when you give away things to family members
    • Benefits of Trusts
      • Better protect your assets from creditors and lawsuits.
      • Name a successor trustee, who not only manages your trust after you die, but is
        empowered to manage the trust assets if you become unable to do so.
      • Allows you to transfer a substantial amount of money tax-free to beneficiaries.
    • Benefits of a Power of Attorney
      • Easy way to have another person handle legal or financial matters.
      • Protection against court proceedings in the event you become incompetent.
      • Avoid the costs, delays, and distress of mental capacity evaluation proceedings.
  • VA Benefit Assistance
    • Help with complicated claims such as:
      • High level of assets that are distributed over many accounts.
      • Owning more than 1 property.
      • Owning a home with a large amount of land.
    • Help with VA denials
      • File a VA benefits appeal, so you do not want to start a new application.
      • They will handle all communication with the VA on your behalf.
      • They will present an argument on why your claim should be approved.
    • File your initial claim
      • They can fill out the 29+ page application for you.
      • They know all the correct forms and supporting forms to include.
      • Avoid the costs, delays, and distress of mental capacity evaluation proceedings.