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Can I Receive SSDI and SSI if I’m a Non-Citizen?

Published on April 3rd, 2021 by Web Master

Navigating social security disability benefits can sometimes be tricky, and if you’re a non-citizen, there are even more hurdles you may have to overcome when registering. In short, yes- you can receive SSDI and SSI benefits if you’re a non-citizen of the United States. However, there are extra qualifications you must meet. Being a “Qualified […]

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What Happens to my Disability Benefits if I Move to a Different State?

Published on March 3rd, 2021 by Web Master

With lots of different bases to cover, moving can be very stressful. If you receive SSI and/or SSDI from the government, it’s important to know how to go about your move and still receive all of the benefits. Do I Have to Re-apply? Luckily, when moving states, you do not have to re-apply for disability […]

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Part II: Should I Hire a Lawyer to File My Social Security Disability Claim?

Published on January 31st, 2021 by Web Master

Help With Your Initial SSI or SSDI Application When you work with a knowledgeable Social Security disability lawyer in Phoenix, AZ from the very beginning, you are more likely to have your claim approved at the outset. Disability attorneys understand what a claims examiner looks for, and they (or one of their paralegals or assistants) […]

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Part I: Should I Hire a Lawyer to File My Social Security Disability Claim?

Published on January 20th, 2021 by Web Master

What Will it Cost to Hire an Attorney to File for SSDI in Phoenix, AZ? Often, individuals who become disabled are in difficult financial situations largely due to their disability. That is why the first question many people ask when they are considering hiring an attorney to help file for SSDI in Phoenix, AZ is, […]

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Video: AZTV Interview with Eric Slepian and Brian Ellexson

Published on January 19th, 2021 by Web Master

Eric Slepian and Brian Ellexson are showcased on AZTV speaking on Social Security Disability during the pandemic. If you need helping with your Social Security Disability claim contact us today.

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Applying for Disability with a Mental Illness

Published on November 5th, 2020 by Web Master

The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits is not only long and complicated, but it can also be extremely challenging. First, you must prove that your disability stops you from performing substantial gainful activity (SGA), and that it is reasonable that your disability is expected to last at least a year (or will […]

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How Often Will I Receive Social Security Payments?

Published on August 28th, 2020 by Web Master

Once you have been approved to receive Social Security benefits, you’ll likely wonder exactly how often you’ll be receiving payments. There are different types of benefits that you may receive and the average benefit amount changes based on the amount that is covered in the original application. The Social Security Administration keeps a record of […]

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Social Security Administration Considering SSDI Rule Changes of Concern

Published on August 18th, 2020 by Web Master

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that it has seen a draft proposal of changes to the regulations that determine eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) based on disability. Specifically, the proposed changes would target vocational factors now used in combination with limitations from medical impairments to determine disability […]

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Better Understanding Disability Phone Scams

Published on July 6th, 2020 by Web Master

Those who are in the process of applying for Social Security disability benefits need to be aware of potential scammers. While you may think that you understand the types of scams that come to fruition, there’s no such thing as being overly prepared. Recent scammers have been preying on the emotion of fear to ultimately […]

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Sorting Through the Intricacies of Fibromyalgia to Prove Disability, Part 3

Published on July 5th, 2020 by Web Master

Chronic, intense joint and muscle pain. Overwhelming fatigue. Painful and disruptive digestive problems. Difficulty concentrating and processing instructions. These and many more are symptoms of fibromyalgia, a sometimes misunderstood and potentially devastating disease. In parts 1 and 2 of this post, we talked about fibromyalgia (FM) and why it can be challenging to win a […]

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