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Veterans Survivor Benefits

Benefits for Veterans & Military Families

This article contains links to important information about veterans benefits. This article was put together by TexasLawHelp staff but contains links to resources from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Veterans Benefits Administration offers a variety of benefits and services to spouses, children, and parents of servicemembers and veterans who are deceased or totally and permanently disabled by a service-connected disability.

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax free monetary benefit paid to eligible survivors of military servicemembers who died in the line of duty or eligible survivors of veterans whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease. Please click the link below for more information on Dependency and Indemnity Compensation,.

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Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation is a tax free income-based monthly benefit for the parent(s) of military servicemembers who died in the line of duty or veterans whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease. Please click the link below for more information on Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation.

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Survivors Pension Benefit

The Survivors Pension benefit, which may also be referred to as Death Pension, is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service. Please click the link below for more information on the Survivor's Pension Benefit.

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More Useful Information

Please see the link below for more information on other survivors and dependents assistance.

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Please see the link below for information on various other services.

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