The Stateside Legal Advocate Tool Kit
Below are resources that we find helpful in advocating for veterans, service members and their families. You may want to book-mark this page for easy reference. We have also created smaller tool kits, focusing on veterans, active military, and tax issues:
A list of 10 strategies that legal services providers can use to improve the aid that they provide to their clients in military and veteran households. Most strategies are accompanied by an online resource to help facilitate implementation.
Certification Issues Attorneys and advocates wishing to handle VA cases must be accredited by the VA to do so. Learn more about the VA accreditation process here. It may take several months for this to happen.
This listing of resources is designed for legal aid and private attorney advocates who are working with military legal families on civil legal questions but may need to access federal law or regulations specific to their military status: