What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

As with any facet of life, being properly prepared for a moment greatly increases the efficiency of achieving the objective. This holds true for your first meeting with a social security attorney as well. In this article we will provide a checklist of items you should bring when meeting with your attorney for the first … Continue reading What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

We have all seen TV shows and movies where the guy or gal fires their attorney mid-case. This is usually done for dramatic affect to convey the fact that the defendant is losing or that he/she is unstable. But in the real world switching attorneys is something that needs to happen from time to time. … Continue reading Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

If you are getting divorced or fighting for child custody you may have received a notice informing you that your case is being handled by a magistrate instead of a judge. Many people are confused as to what a magistrate is and what authority they have under the law. In this article we plan to … Continue reading What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

Hiring an Attorney to Help with SSD and SSI – How Does it Work?

You've decided to hire an attorney to help with your social security and/or disability claim. Good. This alone improves your odds of getting the money you deserve.  But what comes next? We have put together this post to outline the process for our readers. What to Do First The process is very simple. Contact us … Continue reading Hiring an Attorney to Help with SSD and SSI – How Does it Work?

What to Do if Your Disability Application is Denied

Applying for SSDI can be a very confusing process. All of the information requirements must be met, or your chances of getting denied increase. Some things the board will want to know is if the applicant: has recently been employed and has been paying FICA is still working is gainfully employed ($1220+) If you have … Continue reading What to Do if Your Disability Application is Denied

Should I Tell My Doctor I Am Filing For Disability?

This is a question that comes up from time to time. People want to know if they should tell their Dr. that they plan on filing a disability case. They worry that perhaps it will affect the treatment or somehow affect the case negatively. But, the simple answer to this question is that YOU SHOULD … Continue reading Should I Tell My Doctor I Am Filing For Disability?

Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?

Many employers offer LTD (Long Term Disability) benefits for those people injured on the job. But what about chronic pain that has developed over time and now makes it impossible for you to work? This is an area where there has been some confusion. People get their claim rejected all the time for chronic pain. … Continue reading Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?