Monthly Archives: June 2012

Three Rules for testifying at Social Security Hearing

Approximately a week prior to a client’s Social Security hearing, I have the client scheduled for an office appointment.  At the time of the appointment I provide the client with a map and written directions to the Office where the hearing … Continue reading

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30 days until Sharkfest Swim – status report

30 days and counting until the Sharkfest Swim a/k/a/ the swim from Alcatraz. This week has been an intense week of swim workouts, and Friday morning I have a long swim workout planned.  I’m actually looking forward to just hitting the … Continue reading

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Social Security Administrative Law Judge Database

It use to be that when a Social Security case was scheduled for a hearing, you learned the name of the Administrative Law Judge who was going to hear your case.  Unfortunately this changed in the past year for no … Continue reading

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Alcatraz marks anniversary of fabled escape – Article of Interest

  Well back 50 years ago I don’t think the scene was quite like this.  For 20th century crime buffs, few capers match the intrigue and ingenuity of the “Escape from Alcatraz,” the 1962 prison break three inmates pulled off … Continue reading

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Date Last Insured

Date last insured (DLI) is the last day in the last quarter when disability insured status is met.  You must have at least 20 quarter of coverage during a 40 quarter period and be fully insured in the quarter that … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Update – Article of Interest

  Social Security benefits are critical in keeping people with disabilities in stable housing through income support and health services.  The application process is cumbersome, and many eligible homeless people need assistance in order to obtain the benefits they deserve.  … Continue reading

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