Briefly, a DRO is at the local VARO office and can be requested by a claimant at any time. This senior adjudicator and can overturn the original's adjudicator's decision and approve the claim. If he denies the claim, he must send a statement of the case which gives the claimant the reasons for the denial. From the time that a DRO denies the claim, the claimant has only 60 days to file his formal appeal with the BVA, using form VA9. The Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) is part of the VA and is in Washington. Its judges review claims that were…
There are a number of financial organizations that abuse seniors and those who refer to them, if they knew or should have known that the senior (or disabled) was likely to be financially abused. For statutes related to annuity and financial abuse see (www.riesslaw.com). On this website, you will find the statutes and California case law. Combine that with information you can find on the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform website and that of the State Bar AND the Attorney General’s website.
At Senior Life Care Planning, we suggest if they are still resisting change, or if your relationship is deteriorating, a professional, such as Senior Life Care Planning’s care coordinators can assess the situation and provide you with independent advice.
These financial scammers state that “we’ll get you eligible for VA benefits, thus you’ll have more income, to pay for the assisted living facility or the home care nurse, and all you have to do is purchase this annuity.”