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Title 38Chapter IPart 21Subpart C → §21.3102

Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Subpart C—Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 35

§21.3102   Required counseling.

(a) Child. The VA counseling psychologist will provide counseling and assist in preparing the educational plan only if the eligible child or his or her parent or guardian requests assistance, except that counseling is required for an eligible child if—

(1) The eligible child may require specialized vocational training or special restorative training; or

(2) The eligible child has reached the compulsory school attendance age under State law, but has neither reached his or her 18th birthday, nor completed secondary schooling. See §21.3040(a).

(b) Spouse or surviving spouse. Counseling is required for a spouse or surviving spouse only if he or she desires specialized vocational training.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3520, 3536, 3541, 3561)

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