United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Law and Legal Definition

The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is a public court of record, established under Article I of the Constitution of the U.S. The Court provides judicial review of final decisions made by the Board of Veterans' Appeals. The Court provides review of administrative decisions that are contrary to the veteran-appellant's claim of entitlement to benefits for service-connected disabilities, survivor benefits and other benefits such as education payments and waiver of indebtedness. The Court also attempts to ensure that all veterans have adequate and equal access to the Court so as to promote public trust and confidence.