So if you`re not satisfied with your assessment, read your notification letter and evaluation decision carefully first. These documents should explain, out by exit, why you received your notice and what is needed for the immediately superior evaluation. It should also explain when and why it will come into force. If VA did not attach its requested condition, the decision letter explains why the condition was not related to the service. The NOD filing period is one year. This means that an applicant must submit his NOD within one year of the date the VA communicated the adverse decision by e-mail. The date of the notification letter is considered the date of sending. In practice, do not wait until the last day of the one-year period to submit the NOD. Just as any good recipe requires you to use the right ingredients, notification goes to disagreement needs some “ingredients” to be an effective tool in your application going. The provisions of the NOD must be those that “can reasonably be construed as expressing their opposition to this determination and expressing the wish for an appeal review.” Id. The applicant cannot simply express his opinion.
It must indicate a desire to request a review. In Gallegos v. Principi, 283 F.3d 1309 (Fed), the NDF was asked to express the wish for an appeal. Cir. 2002), cert. “A written notification from an applicant or his representative, expressing dissatisfaction or disagreement with a judicial decision of the original court and the desire to challenge the result, constitutes a notice of disagreement. While there is no need to formulate any particular wording, communication on the disagreement must be made in a form that can reasonably be construed as a nullity with that provision and as a desire to review the appeal. Where the original jurisdiction has indicated that judicial decisions have been made simultaneously on several issues, specific findings with which the applicant disagrees should be established. Yes, for example. B the service link was refused for two disabilities and the applicant wishes to challenge the denial-of-service link only with respect to one of the disabilities, the communication of disagreement must specify this. NoD is defined as “a written communication of an applicant or his or her representative expressing or not expressing dissatisfaction with a judicial decision of the Agency or the jurisdiction of origin and the desire to challenge the result.” 38 C.F.R.