The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)

CCK’s Robert Chisholm and Zachary Stolz discuss United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

  1. What is the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims? 2.Can any veteran immediately appeal their denial to the Court?
  2. The Court is not part of the VA. Is that important to the process?
  3. What’s the process at the Court? Can a veteran add new evidence?
  4. How many cases does CCK represent at the Court each year?
  5. Does a veteran need an attorney at the Court?
  6. At the VA, the system is non-adversarial. What does this mean?
  7. Is the Court system adversarial?
  8. What does a win look like at the Court?
  9. Does the process become non-adversarial again back at the Board?
  10. Can one add evidence once the case goes back to the Board?
  11. Does the Court ever award benefits or reverse a decision?
  12. Does the Court make precedential decisions?
  13. If the Court denies the appeal, is that the end of the road?
  14. Does CCK handle cases in the Federal Circuit?

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