February 3, 2023
ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL RELEASES UPDATED GUIDANCE ON VETERAN’S LEGAL RIGHTS
Raoul Urges Veterans, Service Members and Families to Know Their Legal Rights
Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul today issued an updated guidance for Illinois service members to ensure the legal rights of Illinois veterans, service members and their families are upheld and easily accessible. Raoul’s updated “Legal Rights of Illinois Service Members” guide also includes federal and state veteran benefit laws.
“I am committed to protecting the rights of those who have sacrificed for our country. A key to that is educating our veterans, service members and their families on what their rights are and what laws benefit them,” Raoul said. “The staff of my Military and Veterans’ Rights Bureau, all of whom are veterans, are committed to making sure Illinois’ service members, veterans and their families have access to information that is up to date and readily available. I encourage veterans and their families to access the updated guide and contact the experts in my office for additional assistance.”
Attorney General Raoul’s “Legal Rights of Illinois Service Members” guide details new and updated laws that benefit veterans, including:
For questions or more information on service member and veterans’ rights, visit the Attorney General’s website or call the Military and Veterans’ Rights Helpline at 1-800-382-3000 to speak with a live expert.