Social security denial - a journal of assistance
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Social security denial - a journal of assistance

The Social Security system is in place to help us through difficult times. Unfortunately, there are some instances in which the system makes our lives even more difficult than they need to be. The day I received the denial letter for my claim, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. After talking with a few friends, I contacted a lawyer. That was the best decision I had ever made. Even with the professional assistance, getting the denial overturned and getting the money that I was owed took several months. I have kept a clear journal of my experience and loaded it with information that can help others get through what can be an impossible time.

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Social security denial - a journal of assistance

  • Denied Social Security? Don't Give Up

    12 December 2017

    When you can no longer work at your job because of a medical condition, you may be qualified for a valuable form of government assistance known as Social Security. Unfortunately, the application process can be long and confusing, and it often results in the disappointment of a denial letter when it's all over with. It's very important for you to understand that being denied is very common, and you must take advantage of your opportunity to appeal this decision with an appeal.

  • Would A Personal Recognizance Bond Be Right For You?

    15 November 2017

    If you are arrested and charged with a crime, you do have a way out of jail in many cases. One way is to use a Personal Recognizance bond. These are provided by a judge when he or she allows your release without any payment or deposit. You will be required to appear in court and satisfy any other legal requirements asked of you. The following is some additional information on Personal Recognizance bonds and how they can benefit you:

  • Ending A Long-Term Relationship? 4 Reasons You're Going To Need An Attorney

    19 October 2017

    If you're in the process of ending a long-term relationship, and you weren't married, you may still need legal assistance. This is particularly true if you and your ex-partner existed as if you were married. If you and your partner were cohabitating, owned joint property, or had children together, you're going to need an attorney to help sort out the details of your breakup. Here are four ways that a domestic attorney can help you through the process:

  • Three Changes You May Need To Make To Your Estate Plan When You Move To A Different State

    22 September 2017

    People move an average of 11 times in their lifetimes. Relocating from one place to another always requires an adjustment of some kind, and moving to a different state may necessitate that you make changes to your estate plan. Here are three such modifications that may be required to ensure your estate plan remains valid and legal. Choose a New Executor The executor of your estate is the person who is responsible for ensuring your heirs and beneficiaries receive the assets you want to leave to them.

  • Married By Common Law Or Not?

    14 September 2017

    Most people have heard of common law marriages, where you can (apparently) just live with someone for a certain period of time and call yourself "married". There are many misconceptions about this form of marriage, which is still legal in some places. To get the facts and clear up the confusion, read on. Common Law Marriage  There are a dwindling number of states that still allow common law marriages. Currently, there are only 8 states where this manner of tying the knot is still legally recognized.