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Understanding Social Security Disability Terms

Social Security uses a lot of acronyms and mind-boggling jargon. Here's a list of those important to your claim. AC= Appeals Council. The Appeals Council is the last level of appeal within SSA. ADL= Activities of Daily Living. What you typically do during the day....

Understanding Special Needs Planning Terms

SNT= Special Needs Trust. A specific type of trust created by a family member to benefit a disabled person. The trust helps ensure financial well-being while not affecting that person’s eligibility for government benefits. First-party SNT. An SNT that is funded by the...

How You Can Help Control Costs

There is much that a client can do to control the amount of hourly fees: Don’t chat.Stay focused on the issues related to your goals. You might want to make a list of your questions and concerns before meeting with us in person or by phone. We can help you stay on...

Tips for Choosing a SSD/SSI Lawyer

If you know how to find a good mechanic or contractor, you’re off to a good start in finding legal representation. You are, after all, hiring a professional to do work on your behalf. Don’t be nervous or intimated. You’re hiring someone to advocate for benefits...