Filing for Social Security Disability
When to File for Social Security Disability
You should file for social security disability benefits as soon as you become disabled and are unable to work. The whole process can take a very long time. Therefore, the sooner you get started, the sooner you will be able to gain the money needed to avoid financial trouble.
Where to File for Social Security Disability
We can help you file or you can apply for benefits in person at any Social Security office, by telephone, on the internet or by mail.
Contact an Iowa Social Security disability lawyer representing clients in Forest City, Iowa today to schedule your initial consultation.
How to File for Social Security Disability
The process will proceed more quickly if you go into your conference prepared with certain information. Therefore, along with your application, the government recommends completion of a Disability Report, which is available at the government offices, and on-line through the Social Security website.
After the Claim is Filed
The DSS office will determine if you are eligible for disability or may be trained for other employment. This process will take approximately three to five months.
Unfortunately, many Social Security Disability claims are denied. Due to the complicated processes of filing and appealing denials, obtaining a qualified Social Security Disability attorney will assist you in avoiding delays.