Pontiac Veterans Disability Attorneys

Benefits for Michigan Veterans

Few firms have the dedication and skills necessary to handle claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs. Disability Attorneys of Michigan is a firm with a strong reputation for providing excellent service.

Our Pontiac Attorneys are dedicated to representing Veterans in their fight for the federal disability benefits they so rightfully deserve. Whether you have been denied disability, or you believe you deserve a higher rating, Disability Attorneys of Michigan can handle your appeal at any stage of the process.

With Attorneys accredited to handle cases before the Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of Veterans’ Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, you can trust that you will get the highest level of representation possible.

We fight for disabled veterans who had the courage to fight for us!

  • Agent Orange
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder “PTSD”
  • Traumatic Brain Injury “TBI”
  • Disability Compensation for Service Connection
  • Non Service Connected Pension Benefits
  • Secondary Service Connected Claims
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Individual Unemployability and more!

When disabled veterans should appeal

  • There are several different time limits to filing an appeal with an adverse decision from VA.
  • If you received a Rating Decision from the Department of Veterans Affairs…
  • You have the option to file a Notice of Disagreement to appeal this decision. A Notice of Disagreement must be filed within 1 year from the date of the mailing of the VA notice to the claimant of the adverse Rating Decision.
  • If you received a Statement of the Case
  • You can file a VA Form 9, Appeal to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The VA Form 9 must be filed with the VA Regional Office within 60 days of receipt of the Statement of the Case, or within the remainder of the one-year period from the date of mailing of the Rating Decision by the VA Regional Office, whichever period ends later.
  • If you received a denial from the Board of Veterans’ Appeals

If you disagree with the final decision from the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and want to appeal, you must file a Notice of Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims within 120 days after the date the Board of Veterans’ Appeals mailed a copy of its final decision. That date which is stamped on the front of the decision.

Read Our Client Testimonials:

“My attorney Adam Banton and his assistants made sure everything needed before my hearing was on point. I was extremely pleased with the amount of concern and care received as their client. From corresponding over the phone to the initial meeting the day of my hearing, Mr. Banton and his team of experts were very professional and genuinely compassionate towards the preparation and needs for my case. Awesome law firm here. I highly recommend and that them from my heart.” -Andrea D., Pontiac MI

“I was impressed at how prepared my attorney Erika Riggs was for my hearing! Also, so happy that she took my case on, after I was dropped from an out-of-state company! My attorney was so very nice and informative about the whole process that I felt pretty relaxed talking to the judge! But the best thing about working with Disability Attorneys of Michigan was the fact that I won! Thanks again to all who worked so hard for me I appreciate your service so much! And thanks to the best attorney around! I highly recommend this company!” – Tammy P., Pontiac MI

 

 

Pontiac is a city in Michigan, United States. Located in Metro Detroit, the city has a total population of 59,515. It is the county seat of Oakland County and about 12 miles (19 km) north and slightly west of the Detroit city limits. The first settlers arrived in what is now the City of Pontiac in 1818 at the crossroads of the Saginaw Indian Trail (now Woodward/Dixie Highway) and the Clinton River. Pontiac offers affordable housing, easy access to major roads, fine dining and entertainment, and outdoor events.

Pontiac Legal Resources:

Pontiac City Hall – City Hall is the Administration Building for the government of the City of Pontiac. The offices of the Mayor, the City Council, the City Clerk, Building  Safety, Department of Public Works, and the Finance Department are housed in this building.

50th District Court – The 50th District Court is a State of Michigan Court which is administered by four elected District Judges who serve 6 year terms. The District Court has jurisdiction of all City Ordinance violations and State Law Misdemeanors. The Court also conducts Preliminary Examinations of Felony Cases. In Civil matters, this court has jurisdiction of all Civil cases where the amount claimed is up to $25,000.00, Small Claims cases up to $6,000.00, and a Landlord/Tenant division. The Court handles garnishments as well as eviction proceedings, land contract and mortgage foreclosures. In Small Claims matters, litigants agree to waive their rights to a jury, rules of evidence, representation by a lawyer and the right to appeal from the District Judge’​s decision. Small Claims cases are heard by a Judge whose decision is final.

Oakland County Sheriff – The Pontiac Patrol Division was created to provide contracted police services to the City of Pontiac. In addition to performing the conventional duties of law enforcement, the Sheriff’s Office maintains a substation in the City of Pontiac, which is open 24 hours a day, affording residents the ability to: Place their house on the House Check list, providing extra patrol during extended periods the homeowner will be away; Make reports of incidents or accidents when a police officer was not called to the scene; Have officers available to talk to Community Groups, Homeowners Associations and Businesses on topics of concern; Provide PBT (preliminary breath tests) at a fee of $10 per test.