Can the va take benefits away from a surviving spouse if she has a partne living with her)
No, but a lot of surviving spouse benefits can be terminated if the spouse remarries before he or she turns 55.
As a result, many widows or widowers decide not to remarry.
I was told by my va benefits lady that if your living with someone, the va will take all your benefits away. Bc you are presenting yourself to the public as a married couple. And they will do random checks at houses of widows to see if their living with someone.
I think I know what she is referring to - some states have common law Marriage. Let's look at that issue. What state do you and your partner live in? Is your partner of the opposite sex?
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