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Ins And Outs Of Social Security Disability

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security Disability is one of the most misunderstood non-retirement benefits. Contrary to popular belief, it is not a retirement program. It is a program available to those who have become disabled and meet certain eligibility requirements. In 2016, 61 million people in the United States received Social Security benefits. Fourteen percent were disabled… Read More »

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Social Security Disability Claim Backlog Tops 1 Million

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you become unable to work and perform daily activities due to a disability, you may think that Social Security Disability benefits will help you out financially. While these benefits have helped many people, thousands of people have waited so long for them that they have ended up dying before getting approved. It was… Read More »

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Continuing Your Eligibility For Social Security Disability Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

So you finally received your Social Security Disability benefits. The hard part is over—or so you think. Continuing eligibility on a month-by-month basis may be a challenging task, especially if the Social Security Administration (SSA) thinks your condition has improved but you still cannot work. You will receive benefits as long as you are… Read More »

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Appealing A Social Security Disability? Be Prepared To Wait

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you are disabled and qualify for Social Security Disability, it may take a while for you to start receiving payments. This is especially true if your claim has been denied and you are filing an appeal. While it takes just under an hour to submit an appeal online, scheduling a hearing can take… Read More »

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Will My Disability Qualify?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security Disability (SSD) can be a life-altering, or even life-saving, tool for many people and their families. If you have become disabled recently, or have been living with a disability for a long time, you may find considerable financial relief in pursuing SSD benefits. However, not all impairments fall under the Social Security… Read More »

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Social Security: Who Can Receive Your Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

A very large percentage of people who receive Social Security disability benefits also have dependents. Dependents may be spouses, divorced spouses, children, or other family members. However, the only people that can qualify for benefits on your record, according to the Social Security Administration, are the following: Spouse; Divorced spouse; Children; Disabled children; and… Read More »

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