A New Agreement to Offer Veterans Free Legal Assistance for VA Claims
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, December 8, 2022 10:31 am
RENO, Nev. (775 Times, NV Globe) – A new collaboration between the Nevada Department of Veteran Services and the National Veterans Legal Services Program will provide free legal assistance for Nevada veterans and their families in federal court appeals. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
The NVLSP will offer free legal assistance if the Department of Veterans Affairs dismisses a veteran’s disability claim. They will also help Nevada veterans with discharge updates.
“This new partnership results in the best of both worlds for the veterans we are honored to serve and our department,” said NDVS Director Fred Wagar. “Nevada veterans will now have access to an outstanding national legal team who will defend their rights at the highest legal levels to ensure fairness in the disability benefits arena. Additionally, NDVS will capitalize on access to the extensive training and professional development portfolio that NVLSP will offer to members of our team. This training will be invaluable as we continue to serve Nevada veterans now and into the future.”
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