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Can I Obtain Disability Benefits for a Respiratory System Disorder?

Individuals with respiratory disorders suffer from breathing problems that often prevent them from being able to work and even struggle to complete simple daily tasks. Applicants who apply for disability due to severe breathing issues may be more likely… Read More

Can Student Financial Aid Impact Eligibility for Disability Benefits?

Anyone receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) due to a disability is able to attend school and continue to receive SSI as a student. However, there are certain rules that apply to SSI recipients who are students. It is important to be familiar with… Read More

How Are Social Security Disability Benefits Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic?

On March 17, 2020, all Social Security field offices and hearing offices were closed across the nation for any face-to-face work. They will stay closed until further notice. This move was made to protect the public since so many recipients are elderly… Read More

Will Getting a Divorce Affect My Disability Benefits?

Going through a serious life change like a divorce is stressful enough without thinking about how it may impact your Social Security disability benefits. However, many claimants do not realize how a divorce may impact their benefits. How your benefits… Read More

Coronavirus Concerns? Get Your Free Claim Review from Home

Concerned about coronavirus but still looking to obtain disability benefits? Dayes Law Firm offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation… Read More

Do I Qualify for Disability Benefits if I Have Prior Criminal Convictions?

If you were recently arrested or have a criminal history, you may be wondering how this may impact your eligibility for disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will need to know more about your current situation in order to make… Read More

Filing an Appeal When Social Security Disability Benefits Have Been Stopped

The Social Security Administration (SSA) sometimes stops claimant benefits if the agency decides he or she no longer qualifies. When disability benefits are stopped, you must act quickly to appeal, or else you could lose your ability to continue benefit… Read More

Disputing Proposed Jobs at an Appeal Hearing If Denied Disability Benefits

Your disability claim may be denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA) based on their belief that you are able to perform other types of work. If you do not agree that you are able to perform the jobs the SSA proposes, you may appeal this decision… Read More

How to Act and Present Yourself at a Disability Hearing Before a Judge

A hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) is the second phase of the appeals process after a request for reconsideration on a denied disability claim is unsatisfactory. During this phase, the way you act and present yourself in court can have… Read More

Preparing to Attend a Social Security Disability Hearing

If your disability claim was denied, a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) is the second level of appeals. A hearing gives you the opportunity to prove your disability in person, so it is important that you are prepared for your day in court. Below,… Read More

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