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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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My lawyer said it would take up to 18 months I sure hope her is right??? If that is the case it would only be 8 more months.

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I received mine in Sept. 2016. The BVA says I only have to wait a few more months. My docket is 0ct. 2014 and they are working on June 2014. Good luck.

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Good answer, Hume.  Knowing what your docket number is, and what docket numbers they are working on helps to know when yours will be finished.  

Unfortunately, even AFTER you get an award from BVA, that does not mean your money will be in your account the next day.  

You have to wait for your VARO to "implement" the board decision, and that can take from 2 weeks up to "NEVER", because the VARO does not always implement the Board decision promptly or properly.  

I dont like to be the bearer of bad news, but its unrealistic to think you will have your money in a few months while your claim is still at the Board.  

On average, I would guess it takes about 2 more months for VARO to implement your board decision.  

I got a favorable board decision in August, I did not see any money until almost November of last year.  

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