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Social Security Disability Benefits NOT subject to Equitable Distribution in PA

Received a call from a colleague recently wanting to know if Social Security benefits are subject to equitable distribution in divorce matters in the state of Pennsylvania. I love these kinds of questions from my colleagues as it’s a good … Continue reading

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What Happens If My Marriage Status Changes?

Your marital status has an effect on you benefits, or if you are receiving benefits as the result of having a deceased spouse. If you are applying for Social Security benefits, the Administration will ask for the combined income of … Continue reading

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How Can I Lose My SSI Benefits?

How Can I Lose My SSI Benefits? Social Security Income and Social Security Disability are two different programs. If you are receiving Social Security Income (SSI), you are disabled and have also fallen into a specific income bracket. In order … Continue reading

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How Does SSD/SSI Affect Worker’s Compensation?

Worker’s compensation and Social Security benefits are two different categories of monetary rewards. It is possible, however, that you are eligible for both. If you were injured n the job or have an illness that is related to work, you … Continue reading

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Last Opportunity to Vote in Butler’s Best Contest

Our Law Office was recently nominated as one of Butler’s Best Law Offices. The contest is run by the Butler Radio Network. Voting ends October 25, 2018. We are honored to be nominated. Please vote for our law office today.VOTE … Continue reading

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What Happens If I Move?

Social Security is a federal entity, but it is dealt with on a state level. As a result of this, moving can have an effect on the filing and receiving of your benefits. If you move while you are receiving … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Nominated as one of Butler’s Best

Our Law Office was recently nominated as one of Butler’s Best Law Offices. The contest is run by the Butler Radio Network. Voting began yesterday and runs through October 25, 2018. We are honored to be nominated. Our office has … Continue reading

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What Is An Overpayment?

An overpayment with your Social Security benefits occurs when your monthly check comes in and the monetary amount is more than you should have been paid. The overpayment amount is the different between the two numbers. Overpayments are common and … Continue reading

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How Does Same Sex Marriage Affect My Spouse’s Entitlement To Benefits?

In June 2016, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in all states and that the marriage would be recognized. They ended the debate or whether same-sex marriage was legal, giving homosexual couples the … Continue reading

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