Reno Social Security Disability Lawyers

Shook & Stone - Social Security Disability Attorneys

Social Security Disability in Reno

When you become disabled and can no longer work, it can be a very difficult time financially. You may have to rely on Social Security Disability benefits to make ends meet. If you are having trouble getting the benefits you need, reach out to Shook & Stone, we are one of the largest social security disability law firms in the state of Nevada.

Our legal team can help you get the benefits you need to support yourself and your family. We have a wealth of experience with the Social Security Disability process and know what it takes to get our clients the benefits they deserve.

If you are ready to get started on your claim, contact us today for a free consultation. One of our experienced Reno social security disability lawyers will be happy to review your case and answer any questions you have.

Call Shook & Stone Social Security Disability Lawyers at (775) 323-2200 or fill out the form for a free consultation.

Social Security Disability

How to Apply for Social Security Disability in Reno Nevada

If you have a physical or mental disability that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. The first step is to submit an application online or at your local Social Security office.

The Social Security Office in Reno, Nevada is located at 1170 Harvard Way, Reno, NV 89502, you may apply in person there or on-line by visiting https://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/

If you are having problems or need assistance applying talk to one of our attorneys with a free consultation.

How many people are denied SSDI / SSI?

Of the people who apply for social security disability benefits, it is estimated that around 65% are denied. This can be a very frustrating and overwhelming process. It is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you through the appeals process if you are denied.

At Shook & Stone, we have a 96% success rate on appeals. We know what it takes to get our clients the benefits they need and deserve.

What is the difference between SSDI and SSI?

Both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are programs that provide financial assistance to disabled individuals. The main difference between the two programs is that SSDI is for people who have worked and paid into Social Security, while SSI is for disabled people with limited income and resources.

If you are not sure which program you qualify for, our attorneys can help you determine which one is right for you. We will also help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim.

What sort of evidence do I need to qualify for SSDI / SSI?

To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you will need to provide evidence of your disability. This can include medical records, doctors’ notes, and test results. You will also need to show that your disability prevents you from working.

Our attorneys can help you gather the evidence you need to support your claim. We will also help you prepare for your disability hearing and represent you throughout the appeals process if necessary.

What are the requirements for SSDI / SSI?

To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you must have a physical or mental condition that prevents you from working. Your condition must be expected to last at least one year or result in death. You must also have worked enough years to qualify for benefits.

For SSI, you must also have low income and limited resources.

Our attorneys can help you determine if you meet the requirements for SSDI or SSI. We will also help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim.

What are the income and resource limits for SSI?

To qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you must have low income and limited resources. In 2021, the maximum monthly SSI payment is $783 for an individual and $1,175 for a couple.

Income includes money that you earn from working as well as money that you receive from other sources, such as Social Security benefits, child support, and alimony.

Resources include anything that you own, such as cash, stocks and bonds, land, and personal property. The maximum resource limit for an individual is $2,000 and the maximum resource limit for a couple is $3,000.

Our attorneys can help you determine if you meet the income and resource limits for SSI. We will also help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim.

What are the deadline for applying for SSDI / SSI?

There is no deadline for applying for Social Security Disability benefits. However, it is important to apply as soon as possible after you become disabled. This is because benefits are not paid retroactively.

Our attorneys can help you determine if you meet the requirements for SSDI or SSI. We will also help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim.

What are the appeals process for SSDI / SSI?

If your initial application for Social Security Disability benefits is denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. The appeals process can be complex and it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you through it.

Social Security Disability Benefits in Reno

With disability benefits, you can get the financial assistance you need to cover your living expenses and medical bills.

If you are disabled and unable to work, our attorneys can help you apply for Social Security Disability benefits. We will help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim. We will also represent you throughout the appeals process if necessary.

Why Hire a Disability Attorney?

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a complex and frustrating process. The application and appeals process can be confusing and it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you navigate it.

Our attorneys have experience handling disability claims from start to finish. We will help you gather the evidence and documentation you need to support your claim. We will also help you prepare for your disability hearing and represent you throughout the appeals process if necessary.

Call us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced disability attorneys. We will review your case and help you determine if you are eligible for benefits.

If you need help applying, need to appeal or are fighting for your right to get SSDI/ SSI  / Social Security Disability in Reno call hook & Stone at (775) 323-2200 or fill out the form for a free consultation.

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Shook & Stone
338 Ryland St.
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 323-2200