Do You Want a Monthly Check From the VA?

By: Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Accredited Veterans Benefits Attorney

You may be eligible for a monthly check from the VA in many cases of between $985.00 and $1959.00 per month (or more) for military services you (or your spouse) performed for our country many years (even decades) ago.

If you want the bottom line and you want  to find out if its likely you’re eligible for a monthly check from the VA (I say likely eligible because of course the VA makes that decision), then the quickest way to find out is to call my office at (732)863-9900.

Then, after scheduling a brief in person meeting or phone conversation with me, I’ll be able to give you an understanding of what benefits may, or may not, be available through the VA.

If there are things we can do to help you get qualified, we’ll let you know.  And if there is nothing to do or no steps to take we’ll let you know that too.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a trusted guide, someone who has been on this path many times before, shine a light and show you where to go and what pitfalls to avoid? That’s what I do for my clients as I take them towards VA benefit eligibility.

If you would like to discover if you are eligible for a VA benefit, call me at (888)800-7442.  Or, if you would prefer, email me at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com/ and ask me to follow up with you.  That way, if you need answers you have got a place to turn to.  And I am happy to help you right away if you would like.

In the meantime, here is the information I promised you:

So if you want to know about the veteran’s pension benefits maze?  I know if looks daunting!  This is exactly why at our firm we call it a “maze”.  Take a quick look now, but don’t worry-we are going to walk you through all of this in plain old English during our consultation… and there may well be a very big payoff for you and your loved ones by the time we finish going through the VA maze.

Benefits Chart 2011 Figures

Service Pension Rates (The veteran is alive):

Service Pension
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $985.00
Monthly MAPR – $11,830.00
With one dependent:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,291.00
Monthly MAPR – $15,493.00

Housebound
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,205.00
Monthly MAPR – $14,457.00
With one dependent:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,510.00
Monthly MAPR – $18,120.00

Aid and Attendance
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,645.00
Monthly MAPR – $19,736.00
With one dependent:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,959.00
Monthly MAPR – $23,396.00

For each additional dependent child:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $168.00
Monthly MAPR – $2,020.00

Death Pension Rate: (The Veteran is not alive):

Death Pension
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $661.00
Monthly MAPR – $7,933.00
With one dependent child:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $865.00
Monthly MAPR – $10,385.00

Housebound
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $808.00
Monthly MAPR – $9,696.00
With one dependent child:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,012.00
Monthly MAPR – $12,144.00

Aid & Attendance
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,100.00
Monthly MAPR- $13,195.00
With one dependent child:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $1,261.00
Monthly MAPR – $15,128.00

For each additional dependent child:
Maximum Annual Pension Rate – $168.00
Monthly MAPR – $2,020.00
Well that’s a lot to absorb.  But here’s the point, if you qualify you can receive between $600 and almost $2,000 per month in what is known as an Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit.

 
If you have any questions with regard to Veterans Pension Benefits, contact Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq; an experienced Veterans Benefits attorney toll-free at 888 800-7442 or e-mail him at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com/ today.

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