Making Sense Of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
What is Supplemental Security Income? Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a government program that provides money to people who are disabled, blind or over the age of 65.
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Do I Qualify For SSI Benefits?
n order to qualify for SSI benefits, applicants must also show that they have limited income and resources. Under the law, a person qualifying for SSI cannot own more than $2,000., or $3,000. if they are married. Certain assets, such as a home and one motor vehicle, are exempt from these requirements. Unlike Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), SSI benefits are not based on a person’s employment history.
The Benefits Of Hiring An SSI Lawyer
As with any type of government program, the application process can be confusing and unnecessarily complicated. The application process for SSI benefits is no exception. If you are considering applying for SSI benefits, the Boston law firm of Dane Shulman Associates, LLC can help you. Our lawyers will guide you through the legal process in order to help you receive the benefits you are entitled to under the law.
Many people considering applying for SSI benefits may feel that a lawyer is not necessary. However, a lawyer can help you avoid many of the common mistakes people can make when applying for SSI, and can help you prepare a complete, accurate application.
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Our SSI clients do not pay any attorney’s fees unless we are successful at helping them recover benefits. Over the years, our law firm has helped people throughout Massachusetts and New England across a variety of legal practice areas. We will help you obtain the benefits you need.Contact us today.