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What is Social Security “Closed Period Disability?

Closed Period Social Security Disability As you may know the Social Security Administration’s regulations and policies can be complex, confusing and intimidating. The number of hoops that you have to jump through and documentation that you are asked to provide will deter some people from even attempting to obtain benefits. One question that we get here at the Law Offices of Jones Brown PLLC is “Can I...

Bankruptcy Vs. Forgiven Debt

America is drowning in debt. Millions are living paycheck to paycheck and worse. For a lot of Americans at the end of the day, payday has come and gone and still the ends do not meet. The average middle class household, those households with a net worth of $10,000 to $50,000 a year, is carrying on the average over $16,000 dollars in credit card debt. Research has shown that these credit cards are taken out out of...

Children Receiving SSI Disability Becoming Adults

According to the  Social Security Administration, when a child receiving   Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits turns 18 they must be reevaluated by Social Security. This process is sometimes called a “age 18 redetermination.” You should know that the process in which an adult is assessed and how children are assessed are different. This redetermination may result in a loss of...

Social Security Disability Insurance: 3 Most Common Mistakes Made [VIDEO]

The largest mistake made by claimants, is when, and if they get denied for Social Security Disability, they fail to file an appeal altogether, or they fail to file an appeal in a timely fashion.  The Social Security Administration only allows 60 days to file an appeal. The entire process can be overwhelming and the hoops that one must jump through can, and will leave some people disappointed, frustrated, and so...

Most Common Social Security Disability Application Mistakes

Most Common Social Security Disability Application Mistakes As we here at Jones Brown Law PLLC. have discussed in other posts, the entire Social Security disability application process is a challenging undertaking, and being approved for benefits can be equally as challenging. Approval rates vary depending on the state in which you reside, but the national statistics shows that an average of 36% of applicants are...

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