What is a Federal Fiduciary?
The Department of Veterans Affair selects and appoints or recommends for appointment of a legal entity to receive benefits in a fiduciary capacity for a beneficiary.
Who needs a Federal Fiduciary?
The Veterans Service Center Manager is authorized to select and appoint, or in the case of a court-appointed fiduciary, to recommend for appointment a legal entity best suited to receive Department of Veterans Affairs benefits in a fiduciary capacity. This service benefits someone who is mentally ill, incompetent or legally disabled.