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A Bill Focused on Putting Veterans First

By Valerie Peterson, J.D. June 20, 2016
On April 28, 2016, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on..

Memorial Day Education Sale

By ElderCounsel May 24, 2016

In honor of Memorial Day, we’re extending 30% OFF savings on all Veterans-related education.Gain..

ElderCounsel Volunteers at VA Medical Center in Washington DC

By ElderCounsel April 25, 2016
During the team retreat in Washington, DC, the ElderCounsel team had the privilege of visiting the..

When Will We See New VA Pension Eligibility Rules?

By ElderCounsel December 18, 2015
This article was created from our Final Friday presentation on October 31, 2015. The quick answer..

Does a VA Pension Claim Die With the Claimant?

By Valerie Peterson, J.D. April 3, 2015
  Thankfully, a VA Pension claim does not die with the claimant…for the most part.  The VA has..

Time is Running Out to Voice Your Opinion

By ElderCounsel March 18, 2015
The VA has proposed sweeping changes to the VA Pension eligibility rules and time is running out to

Veterans Administration Proposes Sweeping Rule Changes

By ElderCounsel January 27, 2015
On January 23, 2015, the Veterans Administration (VA) published proposed rules in the Federal..

Valuing Our Veterans

By ElderCounsel October 7, 2013
I became interested in the history of the Veterans Administration when my father and grandfather..

Recent Happenings in the VA Pension Area

By ElderCounsel June 13, 2013

Senate Hearing

Yesterday the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing on S. 748, the..

Per Stirpes—The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By Brian F. Albee, JD June 4, 2013

"Per stirpes," "by representation," and "per capita at each generation" are all descriptors that..

Round 2:  What Changes Will Be Coming to the VA Pension Program?

By ElderCounsel May 13, 2013

Last year S. 3270 was introduced, proposing numerous changes to the VA pension program, including a..

Text of Senate Bill 3270 Affecting VA Pension Benefits

By ElderCounsel June 13, 2012

Key Provisions: S. 3270 was introduced on June 6, 2012, by Senator Ron Wyden (OR).  The text of the..

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