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Qualifying For Disability Benefits If You Do Not Pay Income Taxes

When a disability recipient is getting paid under the table or off the books, perhaps to make additional wages, he or she is not paying taxes on this income. Doing so can jeopardize the recipient’s ability to receive disability benefits. This is because… Read More

Getting Approved for Disability If You Cannot Afford to See a Doctor

If you have been unable to see a doctor for your medical condition, you are not taking medication or receiving treatment, it could be much more difficult to get approval for disability benefits. Part of the application process is providing medical records… Read More

Am I Eligible for Disability if My Illness is Infrequent?

Social Security Disability helps those who are unable to work due to a serious, long-term medical condition. While some illnesses happen infrequently, causing periods of more pronounced limitations, these conditions will likely not qualify for disability… Read More

Do Legal Immigrants Qualify for Social Security Disability?

If you are a legal immigrant, you may be eligible to apply for disability payments through the Social Security Administration (SSA). You must be a U.S. citizen or qualifying legal resident to be able to obtain Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)… Read More

How Child Support Can Affect a Recipient’s Disability Benefits

Paying child support can affect your disability benefits in numerous ways, especially if you are late making payments. How child support obligations will impact qualifying for Social Security or obtaining disability payments will depend on the type of… 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

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