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Changing a Beneficiary Designation for an Incompetent Veteran
If The Veteran is Incompetent and Able to Understand the Nature of His/Her Actions
Please do one of the following:
If the Veteran is Incompetent and not Able to Understand the Nature of His/Her Actions
If the veteran
is incompetent and not able to understand the nature
of his actions, only a court appointed guardian can change the beneficiary
designation for the veteran. In addition, the court appointed guardian
must obtain a specific court order authorizing them to change the
Please have the court appointed guardian complete a beneficiary designation form. Also, include a copy of the guardianship documents and the specific court order with the form.
For information on how to become a court appointed guardian and obtain a specific court order contact your state court system, the number of which can be found in the blue pages of your telephone directory.