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Tell me again how I get the 2006 VMB. I could use it as a good reference for the future. Do you recommend the CD's on the CFR also?

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VBM = Veteran's Benefits Manual.

You can purchase through Lexisnexis I believe, around $150.00.

Berta has the exact info.

Well worth the $$.



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Lexis Nexis- 1-800-833-9844

email customer.support@lexisnexis.com

Maybe this one is better - bookstore 1-800-223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com

Also it should be at the NVLSP Home page but they have no info on the new edition yet-

John -tell them you are at hadit.com daily as a veteran's advocate and maybe you can get a discount-

I usually pay $130.00 but maybe because I have bought this since 1991.

If you go through NVLSP to get it tell them Berta Simmons recommended you get it for veteran's claims advocacy and that might get the price reduced too-some of their lawyers know me-

maybe- I dont know why I get a discount- I have donated cash to them- maybe that is why-

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Actually they hand then out free when available at the VSO and other VA offices at the VAMC.

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That is the little short government publication not the VBM that is 1000 pages. I know what you are talking about. It is a bare bones sketch of our benefits.

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A WW11 vet mailed me the 1999 edition as a gift. I loved it and read it everyday for years! I know a few laws have changed so I'm ready for a newer edition. I rarely have an extra $162 dollars (for the set) lying around, but looking back - - it's well worth the price, especially if you are doing advocacy work for vets! They also have CD editions, but the book is a good kick back and read! Here's the link for purchase


To order or for current pricing go to:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/bookstore or call 1-800-223-1940

Veterans Benefits Manual and Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations, 2005 editions

Regular Price: $162.00

Publisher: Michie

Format: Set includes: Veterans Benefits Manual (37578), Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations (37575)

ISBN: 0820577332



Veterans Benefits Manual is an indispensable guide for advocates who help veterans and their families obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. User-friendly, well-indexed, and packed with practical information, it includes sample forms and briefs, flowcharts, checklists, citations to legal authorities, and other documents designed to streamline the claims process and save you and your veteran client valuable time.

Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations puts all the laws and regulations related to veterans law right at your fingertips. This fully indexed resource offers quick reference to important federal statutes and regulations contained in Title 38 of the United States Code Service (USCS) and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), as well as all of the rules of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

To order or for current pricing go to:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/bookstore or call 1-800-223-1940

Or, go to NVLSP Publications:


Flip says the "The Veterans Advocate" quarterly newsletter is AWESOME too!!

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It is nice to have the book, as a reference, but the CD is much easier to search, and has links to all the reference material as well. I like to get the CD as often as I can afford it, and the manual occasionally as a reference to carry with me.

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