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Veterans Benefits Manual; Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations; and Veterans Benefits Manual and Related Laws and Regulations on eBook, 2016 Editions (Bundle)

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This discounted package includes the Veterans Benefits Manual, Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations, and Veterans Benefits Manual and Related Laws and Regulations on eBook.

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.

Veterans Benefits Manual and Related Laws and Regulations on CD-ROM makes veterans law research even faster and easier! Find all of the Veterans Benefits Manual, as well as the Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations. Plus, it includes all the updates to Title 38 USCS, Title 38 CFR, VA Fast Letters, VA Training Letters and much more.

Table of Contents

Veterans Benefits Manual

Chapter 1: Introduction and How To Use This Manual

Part I: Disability Benefits for Veterans

Chapter 2: Veterans Basic Eligibility for VA Disability Benefits

Chapter 3: Compensation for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Chapter 4: Compensation for Injury or Death Caused by VA Health Care or Other Specified Activities

Chapter 5: Setting, Increasing, or Reducing a Veteran's Service-Connected Disability Rating

Chapter 6: Pension for Veterans with Non-Service-Connected Disabilities

Part II: VA Benefits for Non-Veterans

Chapter 7: VA Benefits for Family Members

Part III: Rules Affecting the Amount of Benefits Paid

Chapter 8: Effective Dates for Awards of Benefits

Chapter 9: Special Issues for Disability and Death Benefits

Part IV: VA Health Care and Other Benefits

Chapter 10: VA Health Care

Chapter 11: Other VA Benefits

Part V: The VA Claims Adjudication Process

Chapter 12: Adjudication of Original and Reopened Claims by VA Regional Offices

Chapter 13: Board of Veterans' Appeals

Chapter 14: Common Errors in Final VA Decisions Denying Benefits and the Avenues Available to Correct Them

Chapter 15: Court Review of VA Decision-Making

Part VI: Advocacy on Behalf of VA Claimants

Chapter 16: Reviewing VA Claims Files

Chapter 17: Effective Advocacy Before the VA

Chapter 18: Obtaining Military Records and Information to Help Substantiate a Claim

Chapter 19: Attorney's and Agent's Fees Paid by VA Claimants or by the VA

Part VII: Correction of Military Records

Chapter 20: Military Records Correction Issues

Chapter 21: Upgrading Less Than Fully Honorable Discharges



Federal Veterans Laws, Rules and Regulations

Sections Affected by the 112th Congress, First and Second Sessions

Sections Affected for the Code of Federal Regulations

Sections Affected for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

United States Code Service

Selected Provisions of Title 38 Veterans' Benefits

Part I. General Provisions

Chapter 1. General

Chapter 3. Department of Veterans Affairs

Chapter 5. Authority and Duties of the Secretary

Chapter 7. Employees

Part II. General Benefits

Chapter 11. Compensation for Service-Connected Disability or Death

Chapter 13. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation for Service-Connected Deaths

Chapter 15. Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death or for Service

Chapter 17. Hospital, Nursing Home, Domiciliary, and Medical Care

Chapter 18. Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans and Other Veterans

Chapter 19. Insurance

Chapter 20. Benefits for Homeless Veterans

Chapter 21. Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans

Chapter 23. Burial Benefits

Chapter 24. National Cemeteries and Memorials

Part III. Readjustment and Related Benefits

Chapter 30. All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program

Chapter 31. Training and Rehabilitation for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Chapter 32. Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance

Chapter 33. Post-9/11 Educational Assistance

Chapter 34. Veterans' Educational Assistance

Chapter 35. Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance

Chapter 36. Administration of Educational Benefits

Chapter 37. Housing and Small Business Loans

Chapter 39. Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment for Certain Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces

Chapter 41. Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for Veterans

Chapter 42. Employment and Training of Veterans

Chapter 43. Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the Uniformed Services

Part IV. General Administrative Provisions

Chapter 51. Claims, Effective Dates, and Payments

Chapter 53. Special Provisions Relating to Benefits

Chapter 55. Minors, Incompetents, and Other Wards

Chapter 57. Records and Investigations

Chapter 59. Agents and Attorneys

Chapter 61. Penal and Forfeiture Provisions

Part V. Boards, Administrations, and Services

Chapter 71. Board of Veterans' Appeals

Chapter 72. United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Chapter 73. Veterans Health Administration - Organization and Functions

Chapter 74. Veterans Health Administration - Personnel

Chapter 77. Veterans Benefits Administration

Code of Federal Regulations

Title 38 - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Rules of Practice and Procedure, Rules 1 to 49

Appendices, Forms 1 to 5

Rules of Admission and Practice, Rules 1 to 12

Internal Operating Procedures, Rules I to X

Rules of the Judicial Council of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct and Disability, Rules 1 to 23

Appendix: Complaint Form

User's Guide to Index

Index



Veterans Benefits Manual and Related Laws and Regulations on CD-ROM

1 Veterans Benefits Manual

2 Title 38, United States Code Service

3 Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations

4 Veterans Benefits Manual Index

5 Precedent Opinions of VA General Counsel

6 VA Adjudications Procedures Manual Rewrite M21-1MR

7 VA Clinicians' Guide

8 Selected Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Cases (Published)

9 Selected Decisions from the Federal Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, and other courts

10 Selected Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Cases (Unpublished)

11 Rules for the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

12 VA Fast Letters

13 VA Adjudication Procedures Manual M21-1

14 VA Health Care Adjudication Manual M-1

15 M21-4 Manpower Control and Utilization in Adjudication Divisions

16 VHA Appeals Guide

17 VA Training Letters