Veteran and Military Families

Know Your Rights

  • Military & Veteran Legal Resource Guide

    This is a booklet from the Virginia Office of the Attorney General to help military families and veterans about various legal resources. The booklet has different content areas, such as employment, education, taxes, family law, etc. Read More

    Virginia State Bar Lawyer Referral Service
  • Benefits Fact Sheets

    The fact sheets on this page provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Mental Health Resources for Military Families

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    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • MilitaryHOMEFRONT

    MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the Department of Defense website for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) program information, policy and guidance designed to help troops and their families, leaders, and service providers. Whether you live the military lifestyle or support those who do, you'll find what you need. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Defense
  • Military Protective Orders

    This page includes information about military protective orders and their protection on military bases. Content Detail


    This website is for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. Its goal is to help these groups access benefits, find free legal help and better understand their legal issues. Content Detail

    Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine
  • The Military and Custody and Child Support

    This article describes custody and child support issues for military parents. Content Detail

    National Military Family Association
  • U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance

    Use this link to locate active duty legal activities offering general legal services within the continental United States. Content Detail

    Department of Defense
  • VA Provides Payments to Eligible Surviving Spouses

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) tries to quickly identify and pay surviving spouses who are eligible to receive the deceased veteran’s VA compensation or pension benefit for the month of the veteran’s death. This benefit is only payable to surviving spouses of veterans who were receiving VA compensation or pension benefits at the time of their death. Because VA does not always know if a veteran is survived by a spouse, some surviving spouses have not received the month-of-death benefit to which they are entitled. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs