In a perfect world, veterans and their families get all of their benefits, all of the time. No hearing required.
But the claims process is complicated. An appeal will sometimes wind up before a judge in the federal Veterans Affairs office in Winston-Salem. That can be a long way for Mecklenburg County veterans to travel so they can argue for their benefits.
But there’s some good news. Mecklenburg County vets can visit our local Veterans Services Office, which holds virtual appeals hearings in a space designed for that purpose.Continue Reading