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  • Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits

    Retired workers and various family members are entitled to Social Security Retirement Benefits.

  • Disability Benefits for Lyme Disease

    Tick infestations have become rampant in recent years, and the effects of a tick bite can be debilitating. Ticks bites can cause a nasty bacterial infection called Lyme disease, which can manifest a number of complications.

  • If I Relocate Overseas Permanently, do I Lose my SSDI Benefits?
      by HG.org

    Social Security Disability is available to those that are elderly, disabled or have qualified for the benefits. There are many specific requirements, and it is easy to miss a filing deadline that may cancel or limit monetary assistance.

  • What are the Rules about Collecting Child Support from Someone who Receives SSI or SSDI?
      by HG.org

    Child support is collected from the parent that earns the most income from work or other projects. The amount and stipulations on what is considered part of this may vary state by state, and there are various factors that determine how much is garnered from the individual for spousal or child support.

  • How Federal Debts May Affect Your SSD Paycheck
      by Herren Law

    Now that you’ve gone through the Social Security disability process and started receiving your monthly benefits, you are free to use the money however you’d like. In most cases, the payments are deposited into your bank account, put onto a prepaid card, or sent to your home by check.

  • Which is Best for My Handicapped Child’s Education, a 504 Plan or an IEP?
      by HG.org

    Determining which plan is better for a child with special education needs depends on various factors. An IEP is an individualized education program designed to improve the school experience with services that meet the needs of children that require additional or alternate help.

  • Real Estate Arrangements with Disabled Persons
      by HG.org

    Persons with disabilities are protected by the Fair Housing Act in which they may be provided a place for rent or to purchase no matter which disability they have. However, it is often better to ensure the purchase of a place that tailors to the impairment. This means if someone is blind, he or she should have a place with furniture and items in a fixed position.

  • How to Establish a Connection between Your Military Service and Your Disability
      by Herren Law

    Filing a claim with the Veterans Affairs (VA) for disability compensation for an illness or disability that resulted from your military service? In an ideal world, Houston area Veterans would be able to receive benefits from the VA simply and painlessly; unfortunately, VA disability benefits are quite complicated, the process can take a fair amount of time, and there is a lot of preparation involved.

  • Impact of Drugs and Alcohol and Disability Benefits

    When an individual applies for Social Security disability benefits, there is no guarantee that the application will be approved. The Social Security Administration (SSA) considers a wide range of factors when reviewing an application, including the nature of the disability, the applicant’s age, their past work experience, and education.

  • Improve Your VA Disability Claim
      by Herren Law

    When you or a loved one joined the military, you, like thousands of other veterans, dedicated everything to your service, giving the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, etc. your 110%. Nevertheless, the VA is notorious for inefficiencies when getting disabled veterans their much-needed benefits. Despite your dedication, that may have left you disabled, the VA all-too-often rates the severity of a disability lower than it should be, or the VA takes way too long.


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