Category Archives: Social Security

Does One Family Member’s Receipt of Social Security Disability Make Another Family Member’s Case Harder?

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Does a wife’s receipt of Social Security Disability make her husband’s Disability benefit case harder? How about her son or daughter’s claims? The short answer is “one family member’s receipt of Social Security Disability Income (“SSDI”) based upon their own medical and earnings record, should have no impact on another’s application for benefits. And, if

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Preparing for Your Social Security Disability Hearing

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Social Security Disability Hearings are different than court hearings in that the judge will question the disabled claimant as well as witnesses. In that way they are similar to Judge Judy, Judge Joe Brown, and Judge Alex, which you may have seen on television. But that’s where the similarity ends. They do not render their

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