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Silent Partner: All Clauses Considered - Writing the Frozen Benefit Award

SILENT PARTNER All Clauses Considered: Writing the Frozen Benefit Award INTRODUCTION: The Silent Partner series of info-letters, a lawyer-to-lawyer resource for military family law issues, is a project of the military committees of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the North Carolina State Bar.  For others in this series, go to more...

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Silent Partner: Fixing the Frozen Benefit Rule

SILENT PARTNER Fixing the Frozen Benefit Rule INTRODUCTION: The Silent Partner series of info-letters, a lawyer-to-lawyer resource for military family law issues, is a project of the military committees of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the North Carolina State Bar.  For others in this series, go to www.americanbar.o more...

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Silent Partner: The Blended Retirement System and Divorce

SILENT PARTNER The Blended Retirement System and Divorce Introduction: SILENT PARTNER is a lawyer-to-lawyer resource for military legal assistance attorneys and civilian lawyers, published by the Military Committee of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section.  Please send any comments, corrections and suggestions to the address at the end of this Silent Partner.  There are many S more...

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VA Disability Compensation and Disability Pension

Veteran’s Disability Compensation Veteran’s Disability Compensation is administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and is intended to compensate veterans for loss of quality of life and civilian employability. To qualify, an individual must be a veteran. The VA defines a veteran as “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable.” A reservist must injured in the line of d more...

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VA Pension Benefits

  What is the VA Pension Benefit?   This is a monthly VA benefit for low-income wartime veterans. There are two main types of VA pension benefits: (1) basic pension, and (2) special monthly pension. We will give you: a broad overview of pension benefit programs, current eligibility requirements, pension rates, and information about how to apply. NOTE: The V more...

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