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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

Can Getting Married Impact Social Security Disability Payments?

Getting married may impact your disability payments in a number of ways depending on the type of benefits you are collecting, whether its Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Work records and other financial… Read More

Obtaining Survivors Benefits After the Death of a Disabled Loved One

When a Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits recipient passes away, his or her surviving dependents may be eligible to receive survivors benefits. However, certain requirements must be met to qualify. The disability lawyers at Dayes Law Firm further… Read More

Is It Possible for Both Spouses to Collect Social Security Disability?

In some situations, both spouses may be able to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or even Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, receiving benefits under both programs may affect a claimant’s eligibility, so it is important to… Read More

Receiving Social Security Benefits While Outside the U.S.

For recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, what happens to payments if you go outside of the U.S? Many beneficiaries worry that international travel may affect their ability to continue… Read More

Can Drug or Alcohol Use Affect My Ability to Obtain Benefits?

Being disabled can take a physical, emotional and financial toll on a person, causing some people to turn to drugs and alcohol for relief or to escape. However, drug or alcohol use can sometimes stand as a barrier between claimants and their ability to… Read More

Changes Coming to Social Security Disability Benefits in 2020

Every year in the fall, the Social Security Administration (SSA) releases its annual “Fact Sheet” providing updates on earning limits, benefit amounts and more. It is important to stay informed about how Social Security will be changing in 2020 so you… Read More

Can Accepting Financial Help from Loved Ones Impact My Disability Claim?

When applying for Social Security benefit programs such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), your ability to collect disability may be impacted if you accept financial gifts from loved ones. Learn about… Read More

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