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Links of Interest



U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States



VA Homepage
VA Forms
VA Facility Locator
VA Compensation
VA Crisis Hotline
VA Office of General Counsel
VA OGC Precedential Opinions
BVA Decisions
VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
VA Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs- Online Edition of Benefits Book
Office of Inspector General of the VA
VA Handbooks
VBA Monday Morning Workload Reports
VA FOIA Service 
Agent and Attorney Fee Coordinators List- Click HERE and scroll down to the Resources box on the bottom right.

Explore VA Website
Explore VA provides a fast way to learn about VA benefits, find out which ones you may be eligible for, share information with friends and family, and apply for benefits.
Disability Compensation Page
Veterans' Benefits Ratings and Rates
Benefits for Spouses, Dependents, and Survivors



Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

House Committee on Appropriations: Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Senate Committee on Appropriations: Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

The Library of Congress: Legislation Search


Federal Resources

GAO - US Government Accountability Office
Title 38, United States Code of Federal Regulations - Pensions, Bonuses and Veterans' Relief
Federal Register
Consumer Price Index
National Archives: Veterans' Service Records
FedStats - Statistics from over one hundred agencies.
Web Automated Reference Material System - Includes manuals, directives, handbooks and information about the VA's benefits policies.
National Institutes of Health - Turning Discovery into Health
National Resource Directory - Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, their Families and Caregivers with those who support them
Information on Agent Orange and VA Benefits
Veterans History Project - A Project of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress


Medical Resources

State Medical Boards
AMA: Doctor Directory
Merck's Manual Online
Medical Abbreviations
National Center for PTSD
CMS - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
National Academy of Medicine - Formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Advising the Nation and Improving Health.
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)


Other Items and Organizations of Interest to Practitioners

CAVC Bar Association
CAVC Historical Society
Text of CFR 14.629 - Requirements for Accreditation
Application for Accreditation for Attorneys and Agents
Georgetown University Student Developed App to Assist in Adjudicating Claims - Law students at Georgetown University have developed an app to assist them with adjudication of veteran benefit claims before VA. This is a tool that is still under development and can assist an advocate in screening veterans as to their eligibility for various VA benefits. Georgetown University has reached out to NOVA to help assess the usefulness of this app.
Veterans Law Library - A Comprehensive Collection of Materials Relating to the Veterans Benefits Adjudication Process


Other Resources for Veterans

Stateside Legal - Legal Aid
Helps find legal aid and other local resources of various civil issues.

Law School Legal Clinics
Assists with a variety of legal issues Veterans are facing. Can assist with criminal, civil, and VA benefits.

National Veterans Foundation
Lists Veterans Service Organizations and State Service Organization links. Also lists toll free phone number to connect with NVF Counselor's who can help with Veteran Crisis Management, information and referral needs.

Legal Services Corporation
This is a list of LSC based programs around the country. Lists Legal aid programs by state for quick reference. This is ideal for Vets in need of assistance with issues such as custody, divorce, custody and civil issues, etc.

Pro Bono Resources for Veterans
Comprehensive state by state list of Pro Bono resources. Issues that they can assist with vary by state and are indicated as such.

Service Women's Action Network

A Self- Help Guide for Accessing VA Healthcare