If I Have Forfeited My Rights To Benefits Under The Laws Of The Department Of Veterans Affairs, What Affect Does That Have On My Family Receiving Benefits?

If you have submitted a fraudulent statement or correspondence to receive benefits to the Department, your dependent family members may still receive benefits, even though your benefits have been forfeited.  However, if you are convicted of certain crimes the Department can take away all benefits from you and your family.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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