Veterans Benefits for the Florida Resident

Veterans Benefits for the Florida Resident

by J.D. LL.M. John R. Frazier


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A Book for Disabled or Elderly Veterans and Their Surviving Spouses

Over 1.6 million U.S. veterans of all ages live in Florida, which is the third largest population of veterans in the U.S. As a veteran, or the surviving spouse of a veteran, you may be eligible for various lesser-known benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the VA) and the State of Florida.

Veterans Benefits for the Florida Resident explains VA and potentially applicable state benefits programs, who qualifies, how to get started and what to expect. Chapters include:

--The History and Background of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
--Service Connected Veterans Benefits: Disability Compensation
--Non-Sercice Connected Veterans Benefit: Pension
--The Interplay Between Florida Medicaid Benefits and VA Benefits
--Legal Strategies for Obtaining Non-Service Connected Pension Benefits
--VA Office of General Counsel, and VA Accredited Attorneys and Agents
--The Future of Benefits Planning and the Unlicensed Practice of Law

Complete with notes and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990794028
Publisher: Cabo Azul Publications, LLC
Publication date: 11/30/2017
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

John R. Frazier, J.D., LL.M.

John R. Frazier graduated Cum Laude from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia with a B.A. in Economics in 1986. He received his Master's degree in Business Administration from Virginia Tech in 1994; graduated Cum Laude from the University of Toledo, College of Law in 1997; and received his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, College of Law in 1998.
John is licensed to practice Law in both Florida and Georgia, and he practices primarily in the fields of Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Taxation, and Business Organizations.
John is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and he is accredited by the Veterans Administration to assist VA claimants present, prepare and prosecute claims with the VA. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, and the Florida Bar Elder Law Section.
As the son of a physician and military officer, and with four brothers, John traveled widely in the U.S.A. and abroad while growing up. John's exposure to different cultures has created a lifelong interest in learning about other regions of the world. His current interests include the study of Latin America, Spanish music, Italian music and reading.

Joseph F. Pippen, Jr., J.D., is an estate planning attorney and host of "Ask An Attorney" radio show. His central Florida law firm consists of nine attorneys who practice in the areas of estate and tax planning, probate, real estate, asset protection, Medicaid, bankruptcy, guardianship, and family law issues.

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