DIC Benefits for a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran?

Answer Thousands of U.S. Armed Forces draftees and volunteers have served to protect the United States of America. In return for the sacrifices they have made, the U.S. is committed to taking care of the ... Read More »

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Is a wife entitled to her disability benefits and the benefits from her deceased spouse?

A wife is entitled to all disability benefits for which she qualifies in her own right. She is NOT entitled to ANY benefits relating to a person who has deceased and if she continues to claim or c... Read More »

Does a veteran's spouse get VA benefits?

The surviving spouse of a deceased veteran can receive VA benefits. During the veteran's lifetime, the veteran himself receives the benefits. Veterans and their spouses can apply for benefits at th... Read More »

Can a Beneficiary of a Deceased Spouse Get Pension Benefits?

When an individual dies, his pension payments go to his spouse as long as he has named a beneficiary. However, what happens when the beneficiary dies? The payments from a pension will not normally ... Read More »

How long do you have to be married to receive your spouse's veteran benefits?

To get a spouse's veterans' benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs states you must be married for at least one year. There are exceptions made for spouses of service members who die on active... Read More »