Denton, located in Denton County, is home to disability attorneys and advocates who can assist disabled individuals obtain disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA offers two disability programs called Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. In general SSDI benefits are for individuals with a strong work history, where as SSI benefits are for anyone with very low income and assets. Currently, there are 8,645 individuals receiving SSDI and 5,937 individuals receiving SSI.
You can file an application in person at your local SSA office below, but it might be a lot quicker to file an application on the SSA’s website:
2201 Colorado Blvd
Denton TX 76205
The Denton office also serves residents in Carrollton, Flower Mound, Lewisville, The Colony, Lake Dallas, Little Elm, Boyd, Newark, Paradise, Rhome, Alvord, Argyle, Aubrey, Decatur, Greenwood, Justin, Pilot Point, Ponder, Roanoke, Sanger, Slidell, Bridgeport and Chico.
Denton Social Security Disability Attorneys
Denton social security disability attorneys are not a necessity during any stage in the disability application process. However, attorneys will have a lot of experience with the Social Security Disability process and can help you avoid the common mistakes made by applicants. It is in your attorney’s best interests to make sure your claim gets approved, because your attorney is not paid unless your claim is successful.
You can learn more about hiring a disability attorney here
A Denton Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Denton County, Dallas County, Collin County, Cooke County, Tarrant County, and Wise County: Krum, Ponder, Argyle, Bolivar, Sanger, Aubrey, Corrinth, Hickory Creek, Highland Village, Krugerville, Navo, Pilot Point, and Lincoln Park.
Any questions/concerns about hiring an attorney in Denton, can be directed to:
Denton County Bar Association
512 W Hickory St
Denton, TX 76201
Denton Social Security Disability Hearings
Unfortunately, most claims are denied in both the initial application and request for reconsideration stages. Those who are denied at these two stages will have to request to have a disability hearing with the Dallas-North Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). The hearing stage is generally the best chance an applicant has to be approved for benefits. Thus, you should strongly consider hiring an attorney prior to attending the hearing.
It can take up to a year to have a hearing scheduled with Dallas ODAR due to a heavy backlog of pending cases. However, in rare circumstances, you can have your hearing scheduled sooner by contacting your local congressman, The congressman for the Denton area is able to be contacted at the following address:
1660 South Stemmons Freeway
Lewisville, TX 75067
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