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VA Benefits From A–Z: A Lawyer’s Guide to Aid & Attendance

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom



VA Benefits From A-Z: A Lawyer's Guide to Aid & Attendance 

Bryan Montana - Chuhak & Tecson

Tentative for 1 general CLE credit

Calling all attorneys! Join us for a presentation on the complexities of Veteran’s Benefits, from the perspective of a VA accredited attorney. This presentation guides practitioners through the various types of VA benefits, with a primary focus on the 'Aid & Attendance' pension. Takeaways:

  • Discover the intricacies of the VA application process, including eligibility requirements and potential roadblocks to approval
  • Learn to navigate the '3 Ms' of eligibility (Military, Medical, Means)
  • Understand the impacts of recent changes to the VA benefits landscape, including the huge shifts of 2018 and the 2023 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) increase
  • Appreciate the importance of getting the application right the first time to avoid your application getting lost in the "VA vortex"
  • Equip yourself to advise clients on how to maximize these benefits, while also learning to recognize and report potential scams and abuse

This concise yet informative presentation is a must for attorneys seeking to expand their knowledge base and better serve their veteran clients. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enrich your legal expertise in VA Benefits. Reserve your spot today!

Bryan Montana

Meet Bryan Montana, a principal at Chuhak & Tecson's Estate Planning & Asset Protection group. Known for making complex legal matters digestible, Bryan crafts tailored estate plans, helping clients with wealth preservation, asset protection, and tax minimization. He has a deep level of experience dealing with issues related to probate, long-term care planning, and Medicaid/VA benefits.

Bryan's commitment to personally addressing his clients' legal needs, coupled with his exceptional subject matter knowledge, enables him to help clients navigate even the most sensitive and complex situations. Outside the professional sphere, Bryan loves spending time with his wife and son, and enjoys golf, baseball, and just about any other outdoor sport.

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