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November 2018 Archives

Social Security disability claims with multiple impairments

When a Missourian is suffering from an injury, illness or condition that leads to an inability to work, they are fortunate that Social Security disability benefits are available to assist them as they seek treatment and try to improve, if possible. Applicants will have many questions about the benefits' requirements and what is important when going through the process to get the benefits. For those who are having their case assessed during the sequential evaluation process, one issue they should understand is how the Social Security Administration handles claims in which the person is suffering from multiple impairments.

What is a notice of hearing for Social Security disability?

For Missourians who are seeking Social Security disability benefits for injury or illness, some of the basic facts about the claim can be confusing or misleading. It is difficult enough to be dealing with these medical issues that lead to an inability to work and more. This is where SSD benefits come in. However, it is imperative to know about the fundamental requirements for the claim such as the notice of hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). A lawyer can help with this and any other SSD-related matter.

Necessary documentation for SSD with cardiovascular issues

Cardiovascular issues are a prevalent in people in Missouri and across the U.S. These health conditions and illnesses can prevent them from being able to work a normal job with sufficient income to support themselves. It can also be time-consuming and costly to receive medical treatment. For those suffering from heart disease and similar cardiovascular illnesses, Social Security disability benefits might be available to help them. However, it is important to understand what information the Social Security Administration will want when determining whether to declare a person disabled or not. Documentation of the cardiovascular impairment is critical to a disability claim.

Protecting your civilian rights during a military divorce

Marriage to a member of the U.S. armed forces comes with its own unique challenges. In addition to the frequent moves and long deployments, you may have times when it is difficult communicating with your spouse because of the circumstances of his or her work. Like any marriage, there are times when you seem strong together and times when you struggle.

Temporary orders and authorized motions during a divorce

When a Missouri couple begins divorce proceedings, the immediate aftermath will often elicit questions as to how certain circumstances will be handled. Temporary child support and spousal support is an inevitable concern. Frequently, there is worry that certain behaviors will need to be interrupted via court order. This can encompass many different things. Some place people at risk. For those who are divorcing, understanding how the law addresses temporary orders and authorized motions is a key part of a case.

What should I know about the duration requirement for SSD?

When a Missourian is suffering from an illness or condition and is seeking Social Security disability benefits, it is important to understand more than just the basics about the federal regulations and how to be approved. The duration requirement is one of the key factors in the application process. Understanding how the Social Security Administration assesses a person's medical conditions and determines if it will last or is expected to last the required 12 months is a critical part of the claim.

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