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  • VA BENEFITS AND ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS: PART 3 OF 3

    If you or your family member is an honorable veteran, part of your estate planning considerations include discussing your VA benefits with our office. Families of service members who died after Sept. 30, 2011, can receive up to $700 for their burial expenses. However, the $700 maximum is limited to families of certain hospitalized service members who died during their hospital admissions. If the ...
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  • VA BENEFITS AND ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS: PART 2 OF 3

    In the last blog, we covered the history of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the types of benefits it administers to veterans and their families. A historical overview may help you understand your military estate planning needs . In addition to providing pension, health care, indemnity benefits and survivorship benefits, the administration provides other types of benefits. ...
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  • VA BENEFITS AND ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS: PART 1 OF 3

    During an initial consultation with our office, we may discuss your estate planning needs as an honorable veteran and the VA’s role. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can trace its history back to the Colonial Era. In 1776, the Continental Congress began providing military benefits to soldiers to encourage them to enlist during the Revolutionary War. Congress officially ...
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