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Fiduciary

References, Fast Letters and Forms

Fiduciary Federal Regulation (38 CFR, Part 13 - Fiduciary Activities) 

38 USC, Part IV, Chapter 55

38 USC, Part IV, Chapter 61

A Guide for VA Fiduciaries

The Fiduciary - Protecting VA Beneficiaries Web-based Course

“Managing Someone Else’s Money” a publication by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Fiduciary Accounting Tool: Coming Soon


Fiduciary Fast Letters 

  • FL 12-13 Pre-approval of Single Expenditures by a Fiduciary
  • FL 12-10 Limitations on Fiduciary Commissions
  • FL 12-09 Instructing Fiduciaries to Provide Copies of Accountings with Enclosure

Fact Sheets 

VA Forms 

Fiduciary Program Manual (Formerly M21-1MR, Part XI) 

Chapter 1 - Overview of the Fiduciary Program

Chapter 2 - Field Examinations

  • Table of Contents - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section A - Field Examinations Process - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section B - Field Examination Requests and Reports - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section C - Issues of Competency and Legal Disability - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section D - Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting Field Examinations for Adults - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section E - Determining Payees and Follow-up Actions for Adult Beneficiaries - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section F - Special Issues Relating to Field Examinations for Adults - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section G - Guidelines for Conducting and reporting Field Examinations for Minors - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section H - Determining Payees and Follow-up Actions for Minor Beneficiaries - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section I - Special Issues Relating to Field Examinations for Minors - Updated 7/13/05

Chapter 3 - Account Audits

  • Table of Contents - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section A - Overview of the Accounting Analysis Process - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section B - General Guidelines for Protecting Beneficiary Funds - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section C - Requiring and Securing Accountings - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section D - Accounting Analysis - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section E - Bonds and Withdraw Agreements - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section F - Accounting Approval - Updated 7/13/05

Chapter 4 - Estate Administration and Supervision

  • Table of Contents- Updated 7/13/05
  • Section A - Folder Management -Updated 7/13/05
  • Section B - Administrative Record Keeping and Control Responsibilities - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section C - Estate Administration Responsibilities - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section D - Issues Regarding Beneficiary Funds - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section E - Closing Principal Guardianship Folders (PFGs) - Updated 7/13/05

Chapter 5 - Misuse, Negligence, and Reissuance of Benefit Payments

  • Table of Contents- Updated 7/13/05
  • Section A - Misuse, Negligence, and Reissuance Issues - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section B - Misuse Allegations - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section C - Misuse Investigations - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section D - Misuse determinations and Reconsiderations - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section E - Reissuance of Benefits and Negligence Determinations - Updated 7/13/05
  • Section F - Referrals to the Office of Inspector General - Updated 7/13/05

Chapter 6 - Onsite Reviews

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