Guidelines for Answering a Social Security Function Report

Our firm has been helping claimants receive Social Security Disability benefits for over 25  years. In our experience, there are details that can help or hurt you when completing paperwork during the process. Here is a video and some guidelines for you to use when answering questions contained in a Social Security Function report.

By |2021-10-25T16:20:55-05:00October 20th, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD|0 Comments

What You Need to Know Before You Hire A SSD Attorney

Hiring a disability lawyer to handle your case can significantly improve the chance of your claim being approved by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Though claimants are not required to hire an attorney to represent them in disability cases, statistics show claimants represented by lawyers are more likely to be approved for disability benefits. As a result, it is important to make sure the disability lawyer you hire is skilled, knowledgeable, and ready to advocate for you.

By |2021-10-05T16:24:34-05:00October 4th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What You Need to Know Before You Hire A SSD Attorney

What Happens After You Get Approved for Benefits

First, congratulations! You can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing your monthly disability benefit check will soon be on its way. But you’re also probably wondering – what now? Here’s what to expect after you get approved for benefits.

By |2021-10-05T15:46:41-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Happens After You Get Approved for Benefits

What Money Can Be Taken from SSDI Payments and Social Security Payments?

Though in most circumstances creditors cannot garnish or attach to a disabled worker’s Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments and Social Security payments, there are still a few exceptions that disability claimants should be aware of when applying for benefits.

By |2021-08-19T15:23:42-05:00August 18th, 2021|Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on What Money Can Be Taken from SSDI Payments and Social Security Payments?

HELP! The Bill Collector Wants To Garnish My SSDI Benefits!

If you're like most Americans receiving SSDI benefits, then these benefits can account for a sizable portion of your household income. These SSD benefits are an essential part of your life. Unfortunately, once a bill collector discovers that you receive SSD benefits, that collector may threaten to garnish the funds. Can they really do this? The answer is, it depends.

By |2021-08-19T15:17:10-05:00August 8th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on HELP! The Bill Collector Wants To Garnish My SSDI Benefits!

What Should You Know About The Federal Appeals Process for A SSD Case?

Appealing a denial of Social Security Disability (SSD) can be a long and stressful process. However, the last step in the appeals process is the level where most disability applicants are ultimately awarded benefits. Before giving up on your case, consider appealing your denial to a Federal District Court.

By |2021-07-27T17:29:31-05:00July 25th, 2021|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Should You Know About The Federal Appeals Process for A SSD Case?

How to Win a Social Security Disability Hearing

Do you have a Social Security Disability (SSD) hearing scheduled? Congratulations – you’re nearing the end of the appeals process! This means there’s a likelihood your application will be approved. These tips and video can help you win your SSD hearing and get the benefits you deserve.

By |2021-06-23T16:05:36-05:00June 23rd, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on How to Win a Social Security Disability Hearing

What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

For Social Security disability claimants deep in the appeals process, a Social Security Disability Hearing in federal court is the last stop on the road to obtaining disability benefits. So what makes for a good case in federal court such that you have a shot at winning your appeal?

By |2021-09-07T18:41:27-05:00June 21st, 2021|Appeals, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What to Expect During A Social Security Disability Hearing in Federal Court

What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

Learn about the factors involved in receiving benefits from the SSA. A discussion of the timeline for SSI and SSDI benefits. Based on the timeframe for each phase of the application process, it can take anywhere from three months to almost three years to be approved for benefits.

By |2021-06-04T13:22:26-05:00June 4th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?