Social Security Administration

The Perils of Waiting to File Your Disability Claim

March 5, 2018

At Nash Disability Law, two of the most common remarks we hear from disability applicants are: “I should have come to see you sooner,” and “I should not have waited so long to file my disability claim.” If you are disabled and unable to work, our best advice is to pursue a claim for Social

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Question of the Month: Once approved, how long can you receive disability benefits?

February 13, 2018

If you have been approved to receive Social Security disability benefits, you know very well that you have persevered through a complicated process. Faced with a difficult and uncaring bureaucracy, too many applicants give up in frustration. But now that you have qualified for your hard-earned benefits, you are probably wondering how long your disability

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Politicians Target Social Security and Medicare to Pay for Tax Cuts
Insight from Tom Nash

January 12, 2018

Reasonable minds can disagree here regarding what to do with Social Security disability, Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP ( children’s health insurance ). Because I have advocated for the interests of families with those issues for over 40 years, I have opinions. And I find it important to share them, although the latter can be a

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Question of the Month: Can your Social Security disability benefits be garnished for alimony or child support?

January 8, 2018

Whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) can withhold money from your benefit check to satisfy a court-ordered garnishment for alimony or child support depends on what type of benefits you are receiving. If you have been ordered by a court to pay child support or alimony and you are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

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