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Jane Rivers

legally blind trying to find my docket #


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This is the main BVA phone number:
1- 202- 565- 5436

Also this is the email for the BVA ombudsman:


This came from a 2014 post I made but I contacted the ombudsman about a year ago so I am sure it is still correct.

They will tell you if they have given your case a docket # yet. 

 "Is there anyway I can look up my case by name, attorney, etc?"

Once the BVA makes a decision they publish it within a few months at their web site.They dont use any personal info when they do that.

When you get your docket number and if you have any additional evidence by all means send that evidence to the BVA .


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If you have an attorney, they should provide you with the docket number, as many/most have some details that we Vets dont get with ebenefits.  

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