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Can You Get VA Disability and Use the GI Bill?

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Yes! You can receive funding through the GI Bill even if you receive disability payments from the VA. These two sources of financial aid are separate and do not preclude you from receiving money from the other. While VA disability compensates you for losses due to an injury or illness related to your military service, the GI Bill is intended to help veterans with their education goals. It can be used for tuition or other secondary education-related fees.

If you need help filing for VA benefits or funding through the GI Bill, having an attorney on your side can be a great asset. Reach out to our law firm for a veteran’s attorney who understands your unique needs and will fight for you.

What is the Purpose of the GI Bill?

The GI Bill was founded after World War II to help veterans reach the then-unlikely goal of going to college. This funding is still an excellent way for military men and women to pay for secondary education, be it college courses at a private university, books, housing, or other training.

Please don’t let this great source of income pass you by! We can help you apply for the help you deserve when you are ready to get the education you need. Some servicemen may even qualify to receive money for their spouse or children through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Contact us today for more information.

How Do I Qualify for GI Bill Benefits?

Veterans who served for at least 90 days following September 10, 2001, may be eligible for funding through the GI Bill. Some categories within the bill may provide payment for individuals in the reserves.

Whether or not you qualify is a question we can help answer after speaking with you in person and reviewing your unique situation. We know you have given your all to your country and deserve the benefits you are owed because of that sacrifice. Reach out to our law firm to schedule a consultation where we can determine whether you qualify for GI Bill benefits.

Should I Hire a Lawyer for help getting GI Benefits?

When trying to recover the full benefits owed to you through the GI Bill, you may, unfortunately, face some obstacles that can be frustrating. This is especially true if you need VA disability payments for a service-related injury. The VA has been known to delay responding to veterans’ requests for disability payments, often even rejecting perfectly reasonable and well-evidenced claims. This is where a lawyer can help.

Not only do we know how to interact with the VA to get you the benefits you deserve, but we can also help you submit your request for GI Bill benefits to help pay for your education. Our knowledgeable attorney has been where you are now, and he succeeded in achieving funding for himself and countless other veterans. He understands the frustration of fighting against a government agency for the compensation you deserve after the tremendous sacrifice you paid for this country.

Don’t delay in beginning the process of seeking the payment you deserve. Contact us today at (612) 888-9567.