FAQ: Delaware Veterans Benefits
Am I eligible for Delaware Veterans Benefits? That depends. The Veterans Administration has strict guidelines on monthly compensation. There are some general guidelines that veterans must abide by to get Veterans Benefits, such as: (1) you must not have a dishonorable discharge, (2) you must have service-connected impairments, and (3) you must have been considered active-duty. The Veterans Administration has many more guidelines to eligibility, but those are the major hurdles for many veterans.
How much do Delaware Veterans Benefits pay monthly? Many veterans in Delaware are receiving over $3,400 from the Veterans Administration in monthly VA Disability compensation. Veterans who have dependent children and parents may also qualify for extra monthly compensation beyond their VA Disability rating.
What conditions qualify for Delaware Veterans Benefits? Any mental or physical conditions that are related to your time in the service might be considered service-connected and therefore eligible for Veterans Benefits. The Veterans Administrations offers monthly disability compensation for conditions that were caused by service. The Veterans Administration also will service-connected mental and physical conditions that were worsened by your time the service. You can also service-connect conditions that are secondary to your mental and physical impairments.
Does it matter if I haven’t been in the service for years? No. This is a common misconception about Veterans Benefits. You can apply for Veterans Benefits any time after you leave the service. Many Delaware veterans do not apply for decades after they left the military. There is no time limit from your date of discharge until you apply.
What if I was denied Delaware Veterans Benefits? Delaware veterans who were denied in the last one year may be able to appeal that decision from the Veterans Administration. There are strict deadlines on appealing a Veterans Benefits denial and we suggest you contact a lawyer soon. If you let your appeal period collapse, you will have to go through the initial application process for a second time. That will only delay the amount of time it takes to get your Delaware Veterans Benefits.
Will I need evidence to get Delaware Veterans Benefits? Veterans who wish to obtain VA Disability Benefits should present medical evidence of your mental and physical impairments. We cannot stress how important proper documentation by doctors can be to your claim. If you hire the Veterans Disability Benefits lawyers at Woods & Woods we take care of getting all your evidence. We comb through your claims file, request medical records, and sometimes even hire doctors or psychologists to get the medical reports we need to win your claim.
Get Help From A Lawyer With Your Deleware Veterans Benefits
The entire Veterans Benefits claims process can be confusing to veterans in Delaware. Get a lawyer; get someone who will take over your claim and do what it needed to win. Veterans Benefits law is complex, confusing, and many veterans lose their claims because they simply don’t know Veterans Benefits law. Woods & Woods stays up-to-date on current Veterans Benefits law issues and we spend considerable amounts of time researching complicated legal issues for our veterans clients.