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for Veterans Claims


Appealing to the Court

You must have a final decision from the Board of Veterans' Appeals before appealing to this Court. (The VA Regional Office is not the Board of Veterans' Appeals.)

If you are not sure of the status of your claim at the VA or BVA, please call the toll-free VA Status Line at 800-827-1000.

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