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 benefits. Although you can always apply, the Social Security Administration (SSA) often denies applicants who do not meet basic […]
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) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Our Social Security Disability lawyers in Phoenix discuss […]
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 benefits you receive, how much you receive every month, and whether the court has ordered your wages […]
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 these rules and how they can affect disability benefits. Our disability lawyers […]
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 or have underlying medical conditions that can increase their risk for developing the […]
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 will be affected depends on which program you receive your benefits from and the basis […]
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 is completely free, and you do not need to come to our office. We can conduct your free […]
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 a determination. The disability attorneys at Dayes Law Firm further explain when a criminal […]
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 resources will be taken into consideration. Below, our disability attorneys at Dayes Law Firm discuss this in […]
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 explain how to obtain survivors benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you believe you may […]