Kenosha (Kenosha County) disability attorneys and advocates are available to assists residents who are looking to apply for social security disability benefits. Individuals who are expected to be out of work for a year or longer due to a disabling condition. There are two different types of disability benefits: SSDI and SSI. Currently, there are 5,305 Kenosha residents receiving SSDI benefits and 3,586 residents receiving SSI benefits.
Click here for more information on the differences between SSDI and SSI.
Kenosha residents can either file an application for benefits online or at the local SSA office listed below:
Kenosha SSA Office
5624 6th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140
People living in the following cities and towns will also have to visit the Kenosha office for assistance with their application: Bassett, Bristol, Camp Lake, New Munster, Pleasant Prairie, Powers Lake, Salem, Silver Lake, Somers, Trevor, Twin Lakes and Winot.
Kenosha Disability Attorneys and Advocates
You can apply for benefits on your own. However, hiring a Kenosha disability attorney or advocate will increase your chances of being approved. Your social security attorney or advocate will be able to represent you from the initial application to the disability hearing (if necessary).
Learn more about the benefits of hiring an attorney here.
A Kenosha disability attorney will also handle cases in Somers, Pleasant Prairie, Salem, Racine, Caledonia, Oak Creek and even towns in Illinois such as Zion, Beach Park, Waukegan, Gurnee, Antioch, Lindenhurst, North Chicago, Grayslake and Round Lake Beach.
All questions about disability attorneys should be directed to the bar association listed below:
Wisconsin State Bar Association
5302 Eastpark Blvd.
Madison, WI 53718
Kenosha SSD Hearings
Chances are your claim will be denied at the initial and reconsideration stages of the application process. The 3rd step in the process is the disability hearing. This is generally an applicant’s best chance of being approved for benefits. All Kenosha residents have to go to the Milwaukee hearing office. It is in your best interest to hire a disability attorney or advocate if you haven’t already done so. Your attorney/advocate will be able to prepare and present your case on your behalf at the hearing.
In most cases in can take up to a year to have a hearing scheduled. It might not be feasible for some applicants to wait this long. If you are faced with an extremely difficult medical or financial situation, you can contact your congressperson to see if he or she can have the SSA schedule your hearing sooner.
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