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April 01, 2015

Upcoming Commission Webinars

(The pdf for the issue in which this article appears is available for download: (Bifocal, Vol. 36, Issue 4).)

VA Pension: Income Security for Veterans and Their Family

  • Register and learn more at:
  • June 16, 2015
  • This webinar will cover eligibility of veterans and their dependents for VA pension.

Panelists will discuss how to get the best results for a client looking to obtain a VA pension. Practical pointers on obtaining the highest amount for pension will be discussed, as well as how a client can keep that amount each year. Practice tips on dealing with a VA debt—due to an overpayment issue related to a VA pension—will also be provided. This presentation will give practitioners an understanding of the law and provide practical tips on how to work within the confines of the VA.

SSI: What Every Attorney Needs to Know

  • Register and learn more at:
  • July 15, 2015
  • This webinar will cover the financial eligibility rules for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.

The financial eligibility rules for the SSI program are complex and confusing. Experienced attorneys will cover the ins and outs of these rules, focusing on income and resource limits. Have your questions answered by advocates, and find out what you need to know to be more informed and effective in assisting both those applying for SSI and those already receiving SSI benefits.