If you are no longer able to make a living due to mental or physical impairments you may well qualify for Social Security disability. Applying for these benefits can be a daunting process. Our office is able to help you navigate your claim at every step of the way, from the initial application through (if necessary) the appeals process. We understand the complexities of the Social Security regulations and how to apply them to your impairments and specific situation. After reviewing your case our office will create the best plan for the success of your case.
We represent clients in all types of Social Security cases, including:
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB)
To qualify for Disability Insurance Benefits, you must be disabled and have worked and paid into Social Security. The monthly amount you will receive will vary and is based on your work history and job earnings.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
To qualify for Supplemental Security Income, you must be disabled and meet the financial eligibility requirements of Social Security. The monthly amount is set by Social Security. The income limits are about $2,000 per individual and $3,000 per married couple. To see complete financial eligibility requirements click here.
Disabled Widow(er)'s Benefits (DWB)
To qualify for Disabled Widow(er)’s Benefits, you must be deemed disabled by Social Security and be a surviving spouse. The deceased spouse must have Social Security earnings and the surviving spouse must meet Social Security’s requirements. There are updated eligibility and age requirements that can be viewed here.
Disabled Adult Children Benefits (DAC)
To qualify for Disabled Adult Children benefits, a person with a disability will receive benefits under their parents’ earnings if the disabling impairment began before age 22 and she/he meets the definition of disability for adults.
Look to our resources page for information on the Social Security disability process and community resources in your area.