Common Myths Regarding Social Security Benefits

When you apply for social security disability, as with any new undertaking, you will have many questions. And many people come into the process with a lot of assumptions which are actually myths. In this article we hope to clarify and rectify some of those myths. Social Security Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) … Continue reading Common Myths Regarding Social Security Benefits

Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Brevard County is home to many veterans. We have an Air Force Base (now a Space Force base) in our backyard as well as many military retirees now living here. We have had many clients who are military veterans. Military veterans often become disabled while on the job. Being in the military is by definition … Continue reading Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

This is a question we get from time to time. The answer we give is always the same. An improvement in health does not necessarily guarantee that it will continue improving or stay improved. Often times there can be improvements before the full weight of the disability is thrust back on the disabled person. Disability … Continue reading Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

How Long Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Last?

Today we will be discussing long-term disability (LTD) benefits and exactly how long they last. First we need to describe exactly what LTD benefits are. LTD policies exist to basically supplement income lost for those who have been hurt and are unable to work or people who are not able to work any longer for … Continue reading How Long Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Last?

Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

Disabled people who are not able to work can apply to receive benefits from the Social Security Administration. Sometimes the injury or disability is permanent and the condition worsens over time. This can leave the individual with the realization that they may never be able to work again. However, for others, conditions do improve and … Continue reading Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

What Can a Disability Attorney Do for Me?

If a person is in need of Social Security Disability benefits, they are probably in no condition to take on the rigorous process required to qualify. The simple fact is that many millions of people apply for benefits every year and the administration only has 60,000 employees to handle all of these claims. They look … Continue reading What Can a Disability Attorney Do for Me?

Divorce & the Family Business

You and your spouse started a business years ago and things with the business are going well. But the relationship with your spouse isn't. So, here you are with a shared business and looking at a divorce. What options do you have from this point moving forward? Option 1 - Continuing Running the Business as … Continue reading Divorce & the Family Business

Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Florida has a large population. It is estimated that Florida is home to almost 22 million people. Many of those people live in one of the four metropolises: Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. Our office is just outside of the Orlando area and we handle cases from in and around that city. In the United … Continue reading Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

A contested divorce is exactly as the name implies. This is where the two parties cannot agree on terms of the divorce and therefore will need some sort of moderation or legal judgement to get it finalized. An uncontested divorce is where both parties agree to the divorce, have decided how to split their belongings … Continue reading Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?

We have all seen the videos over the years of the insurance investigator or private detective following a person who has filed a claim. The video is "gotcha" in nature and it shows the supposedly injured person lifting heavy objects over their head and moving around just fine. The SSA may, on occasion, employ investigators … Continue reading Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?