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Ask users for…

Relationship to Veteran

Use: Deployed
Follow this pattern to ask a user for their relationship to the Veteran.


When to use this pattern

  • Asking for the relationship to the Veteran. For example, when a caregiver is filling out a form.


Relationship to Veteran

An example of asking the relationship to the Veteran with radio buttons.
Example of asking the relationship to the Veteran with radio buttons.

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How to design and build

How this pattern works

  • Use either a drop down or radio buttons. Options should include spouse, child, parent, executor/administrator of estate or other.
  • Provide a way to give a ‘None of the above’ answer. A radio button labeled “Other” should be provided.

Error message templates for addresses

When a user doesn’t select a relationship:

Say “Please select your relationship to the Veteran”

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Last updated: Sep 19, 2023