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Weylie Centonzio supports Wills for Warriors program

On February 23, 2016, and March 30, 2016, Elder Law Attorney Javier Centonzio of Weylie Centonzio, PLLC participated in the Wills for Warriors program hosted at Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus. The Wills for Warriors program is a partnership between Stetson University College of Law and the Community Law Program to provide free simple …
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Elder Law Attorney establishes fund for disabled veterans

On March 30, 2016, Elder Law Attorney Javier Centonzio established the Veterans Advocacy Legal Operational Resource (VALOR) Fund at Stetson University College of Law. The VALOR Fund will be used to help veterans seeking disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs by covering the costs related to obtaining evidence to support their claims. …
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VA Pension Rule Changes: When will we see them?

When will we see any possible VA Pension Rule changes? The quick answer is not for a while, and even then, they should have a 60-day delayed effective date.  We’ll take you through the reasoning below. Proposed changes to the VA pension eligibility rules were published in the Federal Register in January, 2015.  During the …
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What is VA Pension? Is that the same as “Aid and Attendance?”

VA Pension Basics: VA Pension is a tax-free monetary benefit that is payable to low-income wartime Veterans and their survivors, and is administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA Pension program was originally designed to supplement the income of disabled veterans who were unable to save enough money to adequately support …
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Elder Law 101: What is Elder Law?

Elder Law is defined by the client to be served. Generally, this includes aging adults or persons with disabilities who are or could be facing health issues in the future. Because elder law is defined by the population served, it’s difficult to narrow elder law down to specific practice areas. For example, a large number of …
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