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  1. Two of my kids are already using Chapter 35 for college, so I know that I lost the extra disability compensation for the kids out of my disability payments. My question is if my wife uses the Chapter 35 for college, does that mean my disability payment will decrease as well? If so, how much?
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    Help with DIC claim

    Hello all, I am a widow and I am trying to file a DIC claim, but I need help. My husband died March 21, 2020 from liver failure (primary) and chronic cirrhosis (secondary). There was not an autopsy. He was an OIF veteran, and was rated 100% due to PTSD and major depression on August 12, 2013. His rating was made permanent and total in December 1, 2019, so I know I don't qualify based on the 10 year requirement. However, I believe his death from alcohol is directly related to his PTSD and major depression. I had conversations with him while he was still alive where he admitte
  3. I am the sole caretaker for my spouse which makes it extremely difficult to leave and go to a VA facility to file my claim. When I registered for Ebenefits it says I have to have a Premium Account but I cannot just leave for the in person verification. It is imperative that I get benefits because of recent health status and also the full time care my wife will need if/when I need a treatment plan. Can somebody direct me on how to get VA Form 21-526 filled out and also to obtain my C File? I have a portion of my medical record frm my time in service in the Army from 1972-1976.
  4. My father, Veteran, and mother have had A & A of $2120/ month for their joint assisted living. Dad has Alzheimer's and will be moving over to skilled nursing on Saturday. He is on hospice with Alzheimer's. We have to apply in April for Medicaid. Mom has essential tremor and stints in legs. She can't live on her own and will remain in assisted living. They reside in Indiana. I've been told by VA over a phone that mom will not receive ANY money. Then on another forum an assisting veteran tells me to send in a form 21-4138 and mom will receive the entire benefit of $2120. No directions on th
  5. Hello Fellow veterans, It's been such a long time since I posted here. I come to you with a question. I sent in a claim for A&A for my spouse. I received a letter today that states: Your current benefit payment will continue unchanged. What We Decided Aid & Attendance for Spouse - Effective Sept. 18, 2014 ~ Entitlement to additional benefits based on the need for aid & attendance is established. ~ Entitlement to aid and attendance allowance for "My Spouse Name" is established effective Sept. 18, 2014 - the date you filed your claim. So, I'm confused, will I receive add
  6. From time to time I see that buddy letters are used to help develop the continuity and nexus of a claim. I also see recommendations for letters from a spouse, children or other family members. Does the VA really consider this strong probationer lay evidence? I hadn't thought about having my wife write a letter, but if it will put another nail in the claim, maybe I should. Any thoughts or past experiences? Happy Labor Day! Mark
  7. Hello, I am the spouse of a disabled veteran. He has served honorably for 30 yrs, he has been granted 100% disability with Housebound. I have a hunch he is not receiving all he is entitled to and am here to do research to see if i am right. I am trying to understand the SMC and all I keep finding are the letters, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R... S... I can't find the definitions. If someone could please direct me to where I can find those definitions I would be most appreciative.
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