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What does VA’s term “incompetent” mean?

Published 08/13/2012 03:47 PM   |    Updated 08/20/2012 11:36 AM
What does "incompetent" mean?


The term "incompetent," for VA purposes, is reserved for an adult who is deemed unable to manage his or her own financial affairs.  Included in this definition are Veterans' children who are shown to be permanently incapable of self-support, prior to the age of majority.