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Navigating Legal Issues for Military Veterans provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices and strategies for steering military veterans through the myriad legal issues that may confront them. Written by partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book addresses the many practical issues attorneys face as they represent veterans in disability compensation and pension claims. Specifically, these experts discuss the steps involved in helping veterans and current service members pursue compensation benefits for service-connected disabilities, seek remedies when their claims have been denied, and obtain civil law assistance to enforce a service member's rights pursuant to the Service Members' Civil Relief Act. Finally, these leaders reveal their strategies for navigating through the intricate administrative process with the Department of Veteran Affairs. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this dynamic field.