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Honoring Service & Sacrifice: NVLSP Recognizes Law Firm and Attorney for Assisting Veterans

Nonprofit organization pays tribute to the late Gordon Erspamer and Congressman Lane Evans

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP), a nonprofit veterans service organization held its annual benefit reception this week, themed “Honoring Service and Sacrifice." “I am honored to be here tonight and recognize the important work of NVLSP. We show who we are, as a nation, in how we care for those who return injured from battle,” said Jake Tapper, chief Washington correspondent and host of “The Lead” at CNN. [more]

Released 11/20/14 | Tags:

NVLSP and Morrison & Foerster LLP File Class Action Suit Against Army Board of Military Corrections

Federal court lawsuit exposes Army’s illegal practices in reviewing applications for corrections of errors and injustices in military records

WASHINGTON D.C. (November 13, 2014) – Morrison & Foerster and two veterans organizations, the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) and Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), have filed a class action suit on behalf of thousands of former soldiers whose service files contain errors … [more]

Released 11/14/14 | Tags:

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Veteran Chooses Jail Over Giving His Disability Money to Ex-Wife

Released 9/18/14 at WAAY-TV | Tags:

A southwest Florida veteran went to jail Wednesday in order to keep all of his VA disability check. It's all because he and his wife are divorcing and she wants half. Under federal law, the money is exempt from alimony payments. But state law says she may be entitled to it. ABC 7 contacted the National Veterans Legal Service Program in Washington D.C. They say it's an issue which has been argued across the country. U.S. Title 38 says VA benefits are exempt from taxation, claims of creditors, and other legal processes. It makes no exception for alimony. [more]

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