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Update On Writ Of Mandamus


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I filed the writ of mandamus in late April. The CAVC assigned it to a single judge and has given the VA 30 days to respond. Is there any significance in that it's 30 days, and not 60 to 90 days? Or that we didn't get shut down immediately as I half expected we would be? Or is this pretty standard procedure?

I know someone here filed a successful writ, but I couldn't find it at the CAVC website. I'd really like to find it if someone can guide me to it. Most of the writs that weren't denied outright were dismissed because the requested action took place prior to the writ being issued, thus making it moot.

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Sounds like they granted your writ-the whole purpose of Mandamus is to get the court to order the VA to do something.

Congrats- you got them to do just that-

The recent Stratford Mandamus writ was posted here. The court granted his writ too.

My writ was denied years ago but I sent VARO a copy of it and got my award soon after.

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Thats the dirty secret the VA gets rid of the Writs by complying at the last moment possible. Believe it or not you just forced the VA to give you an answer.

Many times they will ask for more time. Don't give it to them.

Good Luck

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