A DD Form 137-7 is also known as a Dependency Statement – Ward of the Court. It is used by the Department of Defense. This form will be used to verify the relationship between the person filling out the form and the person they are claiming as a dependent when this dependent is a ward of the court.
Benefits will only be authorized for the dependent after this form has been filled out. It is important to ensure all the information is complete and accurate. Personal information is needed, including full name, identification numbers, job title, contact information, and more. This information will help the reviewer process the form so benefits can be authorized.
To complete a DD Form 137-7, you will need to provide the following information: