Social Security Disability- The 5 Step Process

An individual that applies for Social Security Disability is referred to as the Claimant. If the Claimant is initially denied disability benefits by the Social Security Administration, then the Claimant can appeal the decision within sixty (60) days of that denial. The appeal will be heard by an Administrative Law Judge. The Judge will follow […]

Required Credits To Receive Social Security Disability Benefits

In order to be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits, an individual must have obtained the required minimum amount of credits.  If you do not have the required minimum credits, then no benefits can be paid. Social Security credits are earned by working and paying Social Security taxes.  An individual can earn up to […]