Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

Disability benefits are available for people with hearing loss. They are available for people who can still work but are limited by their hearing loss as well as for people who cannot work due to their hearing loss. If you are working you can qualify for benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). If … Continue reading Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

Everyone over the age of 20 knows who Brittany Spears is. She is a former teenage pop star who jumped onto the scene in the late 1990's. Her career saw a meteoric rise to fame where is stayed for a decade. There were some very well-documented events concerning her mental health about 12 years ago … Continue reading The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

Military Veteran Options for Disability

Veterans of wars endure physical and mental trauma. When they come back to the United States, they may be unable to work because of injury sustained while deployed. Sometimes, Social Security Benefits may be their only option to receive sufficient income. More Comprehensive Benefits There are systems in place to help Veterans with physical and … Continue reading Military Veteran Options for Disability

Guardianship of Your Child Should You Ever Become Incapacitated

Most people don't think about the legal work that goes into setting up a guardianship for their own children should something ever happen to them. Maybe its because most people don't want to think about these things. But it happens. Single parents with an estranged spouse should definitely be more aware of these matters. A … Continue reading Guardianship of Your Child Should You Ever Become Incapacitated

Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

This year has been the most tumultuous single year in decades for most of the population. Between layoffs, furloughs, work hour reductions and being stuck at home, it has been a troublesome time. The 'being stuck at home' part has had many people wondering if divorce rates have increased as a result. Does being stuck … Continue reading Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

There can be many reasons a person would need to claim disability. In this article we want to go over the most common reasons people claim disability. This information is gathered from national information resources and not reflective of our own case load. Back Pain - The back is especially vulnerable to injury. Whether it … Continue reading What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

We have all been saturated with Covid news this year. Every day seems like another story associated with the virus. Most prominently we hear about the rapid onset of symptoms and how quickly it can land some people in the hospital. But, as we get more familiar with this novel disease, we are starting to … Continue reading Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

Disability for Children with Learning Disorder or Developmental Delay

Children diagnosed with an "intellectual disorder" may be eligible for SSI to help pay for special education needs and/or medical treatments. Social Security income is designed to help any family with low income pay their bills. Having a child with special needs can be very labor intensive and create extra costs. SSI may be able … Continue reading Disability for Children with Learning Disorder or Developmental Delay

Some Good Tips If You Decide You Are Moving Forward With Divorce

If you and/or your spouse have decided that getting a divorce is the best option, but have not made any moves in that direction, this article is for you. We have put together a list of helpful tips on how to move forward with the divorce process. Court - Remember, you don't need to actually … Continue reading Some Good Tips If You Decide You Are Moving Forward With Divorce

Proposed Disability Changes Could Affect Disability Payments for Many

According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the new proposed changes to federal disability assistance would likely result in millions of more case reviews and in the process would cut off many disabled recipients. The federal government is accepting public comments on this matter until the end of the month. Some speculate these changes could affect … Continue reading Proposed Disability Changes Could Affect Disability Payments for Many