Is there any legitimate way for the Fiduciary Field Examiners to be held responsible for their actions?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 06, 2018
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Is there any legitimate way for the Fiduciary Field Examiners to be held responsible for their actions?

Question

My son who was fresh out of high school when he was recruited. He wanted to take advantage of GI Bill. He was a Great Student in High School with a Bright future until he came home from the Army. I am a disgruntled Parent. Now, my question is: Do these So Called, lying, cheating, stealing Fiduciary Field Examiners have anyone they have to answer to directly or indirectly? We live in MN and my son has been cheated out of their professional fiduciary people they pick. Can you please help? Thank you.

 

Jim's Reply

The VA fiduciary appointment program has been one of the more problematic services that VA inflicts upon us. The fidu program management, such as it is, seems to be without any particular chain of command and even criminal acts by fiduciaries often go unreported.

Unfortunately, the only real recourse is to formally appeal the appointment of the fiduciary up to the level of the BVA. The veteran has the right to appeal at any time, and the appeal must come from the veteran. The veteran will need to explain in some detail precisely what offenses are alleged and provide reliable evidence. Simply disagreeing with certain decisions and policies does not rise to the level of a criminal complaint and often enough those complaints won't get far.

The veterans very best bet is to find a sympathetic lawyer who may help. However, most veterans are forced to go it alone when battling with a VA fidu. Once the fidu has been appointed they're very hard to be rid of.

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