Monthly Archives: November 2009

Are survivors divorced spouse’s benefits retroactive?

My new motto is to file early and often. It can be detrimental to wait and file for Social Security disability benefits. Perhaps I am being silly by saying “early and often, ” but the point is to file as … Continue reading

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U.S. District court orders SSA to provide correspondence in alternative formats for the blind or visually impaired

As reported on the NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives) website, “a federal judge in the northern California district has ruled that SSA violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and its implementing regulations, by failing to provide … Continue reading

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