Category Archives: Social security

Social Security field offices closed but you may still apply for disability

I drove by the Vallejo field office the other day and saw this sign that the field office is closed.  It is closed just like all of the field offices across the United States.  Nevertheless, you may still apply for … Continue reading

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Social Security needs to take corrective action to reduce overpayments

An overpayment is messy.  It results when either the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) makes a mistake or when a claimant fails to notify the SSA about income or resources.  Either way it is messy.   The SSA then takes action … Continue reading

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Thoughts on applying for SSDI after the end of DOMA

“Are you married?”  This is the question I asked today of my client when we were filling out her form for disability insurance benefits.  In the past, I would not bother asking that question when my client was in a same-sex … Continue reading

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