The Stop the Wait Act has been introduced that would eliminate the five-month wait period for Social Security Disability benefits and the additional wait time for Medicare eligibility. Questions? Contact Burke Law, PLLC today!
I received many calls over the last few weeks regarding how the partial shutdown of the United States government affects Social Security benefits and claims. Fortunately, a full-year funding agreement for the Social Security Administration was reached prior to the shutdown and therefore the agency is not affected. Benefits are continuing to be paid and claims processed.
As 2019 greets us, I would like to thank you all for being a part of my journey thus far and making 2018 a successful year. I wish you and yours a happy and healthy 2019 and look forward to the opportunities that the New Year will bring! Sincerely, Katelyn M. Burke, Esq.
Earlier this month World Mental Health Day was recognized, which, according to the World Health Organization, seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. One major source of support many people with severe mental health disorders need is financial stability.
In remembrance of the tragedies that took place on September 11, 2001, Burke Law, PLLC honors the victims, their families, first responders, and others who bravely put their lives on the line seventeen years ago and in response to the attacks since.
Unfortunately, the Social Security Disability claim process is often long and grueling. This is a fact that is even more disheartening to those with the most severe of conditions. As a result, the Social Security Administration created the “Compassionate Allowances program,” which over time has identified several medical conditions that, by definition, meet the Social Security Administration’s standards for disability ...
Are you worried that applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits means giving up work for good? Undoubtedly, many people who are approved SSDI benefits may never be healthy enough to return to work. However, collecting benefits does not always mean giving up on work forever.
Burke Law, PLLC welcomes and embraces LGBTQ individuals. Mindful of using inclusive language and avoiding generalized assumptions, Burke Law, PLLC offers a comfortable environment, which allows the focus to be on identifying legal needs and appropriate actions to take. After all, a strong attorney-client relationship is part of the foundation of success.
Nearly one month into the nation’s tax season and Social Security Disability Insurance benefit, otherwise known as “SSDI” benefit, recipients may be wondering, “Will I pay taxes on my benefits?” The short answer is – Maybe. It depends.